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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Why Buffy matters.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
|Named Person:||Joss Whedon; Joss Whedon|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||1845110218 9781845110215 1845110293 9781845110291|
|Description:||ix, 246 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||There will never be a "very special" Buffy: symbol and language --
Pain as bright as steel: mythic striving and light as pain --
I think I can name myself: naming and identity in Buffy the vampire slayer --
When Harry met Buffy: Buffy Summers, Harry Potter, and heroism --
Every night I save you: Buffy, Spike, sex, and redemption --
Show me your world: exiting the text and the globalization of Buffy --
Love and loss, it's not over: time, love, and loss in "Surprise"/"Innocence" --
Laughter, for those of us in our audience who are me: Xander, laughter, and the "The Zeppo" --
Fear, the princess screamed once: power, silence, and fear in "Hush" --
Poetry, T.S. Eliot comes to television: "Restless" --
Death, they're going to find a body: quality television and the supernatural in the "The body" --
Song, singing and dancing and burning and dying: once more, with textual feeling.
'If there's anyone who doubts "Buffy" matters, Wilcox's accessible, well written, and carefully argued book is for them. For the rest of us who know "Buffy matters, "Wilcox provides a generous and
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