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In the Shadow of Carcosa: True Detective and Television Horror

Ivan Pintor

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Perhaps because television is always a visit to the house of the viewer, an intrusion of privacy, series have often cultivated horror conceived as the expansion of a negativity that is attached to the most everyday gestures. True Detective is not only heir to a literary legacy which is that of Ambrose Bierce or Lovecraft, but also a painstakingly detailed cartography of wretchedness.

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In the Shadow of Carcosa: True Detective and Television Horror

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