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Get this from a library! Reading the vampire. [Ken Gelder] — Gelder examines the vampire in its various film and narrative manifestations. [StudyNet] and Ken Gelder’s, ‘Vampires in Greece: Byron and Polidori’, in Reading the Vampire, pp. as a starting point. Week 2 Workshop: ‘The Vampire. Reading the Vampire examines the creature in all its various manifestations and cultural meanings. Ken Gelder investigates vampire narratives in literature and.

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Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday te January Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Obviously, Dracula takes up the most space, and the chapter on vampires and cinema is really good, but this is most of all a book to give you an overview of the vampire discourse in academic circles.

Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This is a great critical study of classic and contemporary up to the 90s vampire works, and the theoretical framework that has allowed vampirism to be such an engaging book and film theme throughout the past 50 years.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Because if this is supposed to be about the developement of the avmpire idea of the vampire over time, surely these things should be included. Zittaw Press,pp.

See and discover other items: We also catch up on the rise of undead cinema at this point. But I still really enjoyed it. Lord Byron to Count Dracula London: Click here to sign up.

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Atom, ; extracts from the sex scenes in Breaking Dawn London: This is a very academically written book, with a lot of referencing to other people’s work, including the usual critiquing and either tearing it to shreds or saying why its great. Reading this today, you think there’s a big chapter missing on the current angst-riddled americian teenager love gelddr with the vampire with things like Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy and Twilight.

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Dorian Gray and Dracula are two of the most famous fictional characters ever conceived; here we explore vampire motifs and Wildean aesthetics in order to tease out the connections between the novels and their authors.

Advanced search Search history. However I read ‘Reading the Vampire’ as research for an academic essay and proposal, so I felt this lacked a certain ‘unique selling point’ in terms o Some good insights in the first few chapters with regards to Dracula.

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A short, quite academic look on the vampire history in books and movies. It is a shame, however, that most modern vampire fictions have lost potency and become quite silly, or are aimed at a teen market.

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It’s a great place to start for one who is interested in the more intellectual side of vampire fiction. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. And I don’t know whether this was because I was expecting something from it that it wasn’t about, or because it was lacking. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Return to Book Page. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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