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Blood relations : chosen families in Buffy, the vampire slayer and Angel

Author: Jes Battis
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work argues that what makes these characters enduring and engaging is their critical family connections--for their most involved struggles occur not within the graveyard, but around the dinner table, just as the most challenging adversarial forces that they must face are not demons or vampires but the stuff of everyday life"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jes Battis
ISBN: 078642172X 9780786421725
OCLC Number: 60311847
Description: ix, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. "She's not all grown yet" : Willow Rosenberg as hybrid, hero and middle child in the Scooby Family --
2. "This carpenter can drywall you into the next century" : Xander Harris as hero, big brother and male-in-progress --
3. What it feels like for a slayer : Buffy Summers and the paradox of mothering --
4. "Daddy's home, I'm in real trouble now" : fathers who watch in Buffy and Angel --
5. Demonic maternities, complex motherhoods : Cordelia, Fred, and the puzzle of Illyria --
6. Buffy, Angel and the ivory tower : open and closed family systems --
Afterword. Families beyond Buffy (or Firefly, and everything after).
Responsibility: Jes Battis.
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The TV series Buffy and Angel revolve around radical conceptions of family. This work argues that what makes these characters enduring and engaging is their critical family connections - for their  Read more...

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