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Genre, reception, and adaptation in the Twilight series

Author: Anne Morey
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Series: Ashgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adopts a cultural studies framework to explore the range of scholarly concerns awakened by Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" novels and their filmic adaptations. This title examines "Twilight's" debts to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Named Person: Stephenie Meyer; Stephenie Meyer; Stephenie Meyer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Morey
ISBN: 9781409436614 1409436616
OCLC Number: 757838241
Description: xiii, 236 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Genre --
"Famine for food, expectation for content": Jane Eyre as intertext for the "Twilight" saga / Anne Morey --
Fantasy, subjectivity, and desire in Twilight and its sequels / Jackie C. Horne --
Postfeminist fantasies: sexuality and femininity in Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series / Kristine Moruzi --
Narrative intimacy and the question of control in the "Twilight" saga / Sara K. Day --
Bridges, nodes, and bare life: race in the "Twilight" saga / Alexandra Hidalgo --
Girl culture and the "Twilight" franchise / Catherine Driscoll --
pt. 2. reception --
"Twilight" fans represented in commercial paratexts and inter-fandoms: resisting and repurposing negative fan stereotypes / Matt Hills --
Coming to a violent end: narrative closure and the death drive in Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series / Rachel DuBois --
The giddyshame paradox: why "Twilight's" anti-fans cannot stop reading a series they (love to) hate / Sarah Wagenseller Goletz --
Between Twi-Hards and Twi-Haters: the complicated terrain of online "Twilight" audience communities / Anne Gilbert --
pt. 3. Adaptation --
"I'd never given much thought to how I would die": uses (and the decline) of voiceover in the "Twilight" films / Katie Kapurch --
Traveling in the same boat: adapting Stephenie Meyer's Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse to Film / Mark D. Cunningham --
Adaptation and reception: the case of the "Twilight" saga in Korea / Hye Chung Han and Chan Hee Hwang.
Series Title: Ashgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present.
Responsibility: edited by Anne Morey.

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