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Theorizing Twilight : critical essays on what's at stake in a post-vampire world

Author: Maggie Parke; Natalie Wilson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since the publication of Twilight in 2005, Stephenie Meyer's four-book saga has become a world-wide sensation, inciting screams of delight from loyal fans, sighs of derision from detractors, and fervent pronouncements about what "Team" one is on. These accessible essays examine the texts, the films, and the fandom, exploring the series' cultural reach and impact"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Named Person: Stephenie Meyer; Stephenie Meyer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Parke; Natalie Wilson
ISBN: 9780786463503 0786463503
OCLC Number: 731009753
Description: viii, 246 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Twilight as pop cultural artifact: pilgrimages, fan culture, and film adaptations. The vampire capital of the world: commerce and enchantment in Forks, Washington / Tanya Erzen --
Fanpires: utilizing fan culture in event film adaptations / Maggie Parke --
The hero and the id: a psychoanalytic inquiry into the popularity of Twilight / Heather Anastasiu --
Someday my vampire will come? society's (and the media's) lovesick infatuation with prince-like vampires / Colette Murphy --
Team Bella: fans navigating desire, security, and feminism / Ananya Mukherjea --
Once upon a Twilight: fairy fales, Byronic (anti) heroes, post-feminist romance, and growing up in a Twilight world. "How old are you?" representations of age in the saga / Ashley Benning --
Read only as directed: psychology, intertextuality, and hyperreality in the series / Angela Tenga --
Torn between two lovers: Twilight tames Wuthering Heights / Sarah Wakefield --
Rewriting the Byronic hero: how the Twilight saga turned "mad, bad, and dangerous to know" into a teen fiction phenomenon / Jessica Groper --
Post-feminist romance: love, gender and intertextuality in Stephenie Meyer's saga / Hila Shachar --
Twilight through an intersectional lens: patriarchy, white privilege, heteronormativity, rape, culture, religion. Maybe Edward is the most dangerous thing out there: the role of patriarchy / Melissa Miller --
Denial and salvation: the Twilight series and heteronormative patriarchy / Ashley Donnelly --
It's a wolf thing: the Quileute Wwrewolf/shape-shifter hybrid as noble savage / Natalie Wilson --
Violence, agency, and the women of Twilight / Anne Torkelson --
Un-biting the apple and killing the womb: genesis, gender, and gynocide / Lindsey Issow Averill.
Responsibility: edited by Maggie Parke and Natalie Wilson.

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"Since the publication of Twilight in 2005, Stephenie Meyer's four-book saga has become a world-wide sensation, inciting screams of delight from loyal fans, sighs of derision from detractors, and fervent pronouncements about what "Team" one is on. These accessible essays examine the texts, the films, and the fandom, exploring the series' cultural reach and impact"--Provided by publisher.

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