Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood

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  • Author : Aspasia Stephanou
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 226 pages
  • ISBN : 1137349239
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Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood

Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood
  • Author : Aspasia Stephanou
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 July 2014
GET THIS BOOK Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood

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.

Posthuman Gothic

Posthuman Gothic
  • Author : Anya Heise-von der Lippe
  • Publisher : University of Wales Press
  • Release : 01 November 2017
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Posthuman Gothic is an edited collection of thirteen chapters, and offers a structured, dialogical contribution to the discussion of the posthuman Gothic. Contributors explore the various ways in which posthuman thought intersects with Gothic textuality and mediality. The texts and media under discussion – from I am Legend to In the Flesh, and from Star Trek to The Truman Show, transgress the boundaries of genre, moving beyond the traditional scope of the Gothic. These texts, the contributors argue, destabilise ideas of

A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English

A Research Guide to Gothic Literature in English
  • Author : Sherri L. Brown,Carol Senf,Ellen J. Stockstill
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 March 2018
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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 forms). Unlike other recent books in the field that focus on certain aspects of the Gothic, this work directs researchers to seminal and significant resources on all of its aspects.

Girls in Contemporary Vampire Fiction

Girls in Contemporary Vampire Fiction
  • Author : Agnieszka Stasiewicz-Bieńkowska
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 08 May 2021
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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 ways in which they engage in larger cultural conversations on girlhood in the Western world. Mapping the interactions between girl and vampire corporealities, delving into the unconventional tales of vampire

Growing Up with Vampires

Growing Up with Vampires
  • Author : Simon Bacon,Katarzyna Bronk
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 26 June 2018
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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 who highlight the beauty of difference and individuality. This collection of new essays examines the history of vampires in 20th and 21st century Western popular media marketed to preteens and

Hospitality Rape and Consent in Vampire Popular Culture

Hospitality  Rape and Consent in Vampire Popular Culture
  • Author : David Baker,Stephanie Green,Agnieszka Stasiewicz-Bieńkowska
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 November 2017
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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 reader into ominous spaces of home, examining the vampire through concepts of hospitality and power, the metaphor of threshold, and the blurred boundaries between visitation, invasion and confinement. Section two

The Postmillennial Vampire

The Postmillennial Vampire
  • Author : Susan Chaplin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 January 2017
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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 the sacred in contemporary culture. The figure of the vampire has captured the popular imagination to an unprecedented extent since the turn of the millennium. The philosopher René Girard associates

Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction

Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction
  • Author : Miranda Corcoran,Steve Gronert Ellerhoff
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 May 2020
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Detailing the adventures of a supernatural clan of vampires, witches, and assorted monstrosities, Ray Bradbury’s Elliott family stories are a unique component of his extensive literary output. Written between 1946 and 1994, Bradbury eventually quilted the stories together into a novel, From the Dust Returned (2001), making it a creative project that spanned his adult life. Not only do the stories focus on a single familial unit, engaging with overlapping twentieth-century themes of family, identity and belonging, they were also unique in

Contemporary Scottish Gothic

Contemporary Scottish Gothic
  • Author : T. Baker
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 October 2014
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An innovative reading of a wide range of contemporary Scottish novels in relation to literary tradition and modern philosophy, Contemporary Scottish Gothic provides a new approach to Scottish fiction and Gothic literature, and offers a fuller picture of contemporary Scottish Gothic than any previous text.

Gothic Science Fiction

Gothic Science Fiction
  • Author : S. MacArthur
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 May 2015
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Gothic Science Fiction explores the fascinating world of gothic influenced science fiction. From Frankenstein to Doctor Who and from H. G Wells to Stephen King, the book charts the rise of a genre and follows the descent into darkness that consumes it.

Gothic Tourism

Gothic Tourism
  • Author : Emma McEvoy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 January 2016
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From Strawberry Hill to The Dungeons, Alnwick Castle to Barnageddon, Gothic tourism is a fascinating, and sometimes controversial, area. This lively study considers Gothic tourism's aesthetics and origins, as well as its relationship with literature, film, folklore, heritage management, arts programming and the 'edutainment' business.

The Gothic and the Everyday

The Gothic and the Everyday
  • Author : L. Piatti-Farnell,M. Beville
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 October 2014
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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

Bram Stoker and the Gothic

Bram Stoker and the Gothic
  • Author : Catherine Wynne
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 April 2016
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'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 key moment in the transformation of the Gothic. Harking back to early Gothic's preoccupation with the supernatural, decayed aristocracy and incarceration in gloomy castles, the novel speaks to its own

American Women s Ghost Stories in the Gilded Age

American Women s Ghost Stories in the Gilded Age
  • Author : D. Downey
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 September 2014
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This book shows just how closely late nineteenth-century American women's ghost stories engaged with objects such as photographs, mourning paraphernalia, wallpaper and humble domestic furniture. Featuring uncanny tales from the big city to the small town and the empty prairie, it offers a new perspective on an old genre.

Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media

Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media
  • Author : Aspasia Stephanou
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2019
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This book examines the manifestations of materiality across different gothic media to show the inhuman at the heart of literature, film and contemporary media, outlining a philosophy of horror that deals with the horror of the nonhuman, the machine and the nonorganic. The author explores how materiality lends itself ideally to discussions of gothic and horror and acts as a threat to attempts to control meaning which falls outside the realm of consciousness. It brings the two together by examining