Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood

Written By Aspasia Stephanou
Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood
  • Publsiher : Springer
  • Release : 17 July 2014
  • ISBN : 1137349239
  • Pages : 226 pages
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Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood

Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood
  • Author : Aspasia Stephanou
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-07-17
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood examines the manifestations of blood and vampires in various texts and contexts. It seeks to connect, through blood, fictional to real-life vampires to trace similarities, differences and discontinuities. These movements will be seen to parallel changing notions about embodiment and identity in culture....

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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : Vampire narratives are generally thought of as adult or young adult fare, yet there is a long history of their appearance in books, film and other media meant for children. They emerge as expressions of anxiety about change and growing up but sometimes turn out to be new best friends ...

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-03-15
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : The Gothic began as a designation for barbarian tribes, was associated with the cathedrals of the High Middle Ages, was used to describe a marginalized literature in the late eighteenth century, and continues today in a variety of forms (literature, film, graphic novel, video games, and other narrative and artistic ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-08
  • Total pages : 277
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : This book explores the narratives of girlhood in contemporary YA vampire fiction, bringing into the spotlight the genre’s radical, ambivalent, and contradictory visions of young femininity. Agnieszka Stasiewicz-Bieńkowska considers less-explored popular vampire series for girls, particularly those by P.C. and Kristin Cast and Richelle Mead, tracing the ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • Total pages : 225
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : This unique study explores the vampire as host and guest, captor and hostage: a perfect lover and force of seductive predation. From Dracula and Carmilla, to True Blood and The Originals, the figure of the vampire embodies taboos and desires about hospitality, rape and consent. The first section welcomes the ...

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  • Author : Susan Chaplin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-01-23
  • Total pages : 113
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : This book explores the idea that while we see the vampire as a hero of romance, or as a member of an oppressed minority struggling to fit in and acquire legal recognition, the vampire has in many ways changed beyond recognition over recent decades due to radically shifting formations of ...

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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • Total pages : 219
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-25
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 1997-10
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-16
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : The Gothic and the Everyday aims to regenerate interest in the Gothic within the experiential contexts of history, folklore, and tradition. By using the term 'living', this book recalls a collection of experiences that constructs the everyday in its social, cultural, and imaginary incarnations...

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  • Author : Catherine Wynne
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-08
  • Total pages : 273
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Summary : 'My revenge is just begun! I spread it over centuries, and time is on my side,' warns Dracula. This statement is descriptive of the Gothic genre. Like the Count, the Gothic encompasses and has manifested itself in many forms. Bram Stoker and the Gothic demonstrates how Dracula marks a ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-05-13
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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