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The Modern Vampire and Human Identity

Editors: Mutch, D. (Ed.)

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Vampires are back - and this time they want to be us, not drain us. This collection considers the recent phenomena of Twilight and True Blood, as well as authors such as Kim Newman and Matt Haig, films such as The Breed and Interview with the Vampire, and television programmes such as Being Human and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

About the authors

VICTORIA AMADOR Assistant Professor in English at the American University in Sharjah, UAE SIMON BACON Independent Scholar SARAH HEATON Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of English at the University of Chester, UK BETHAN JONES PhD candidate in Journalism Studies at Cardiff University, UK EWAN KIRKLAND teaches Film and Screen Studies at the University of Brighton, UK YAEL MAURER Lecturer in the Department of English and American Studies at Tel Aviv University, Israel HANNAH PRIEST Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, UK CLARE REED Sessional lecturer at the University of Reading and the University of Portsmouth, UK KEITH SCOTT Subject Leader for English Language at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Reviews

'A truly important collection in Gothic and vampire studies, as well as for students and analysts of modern fiction, films, and television.' - Jerrold E. Hogle, University of Arizona, USA


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: ‘A Swarm of Chuffing Draculas’: The Vampire in English and American Literature

    Mutch, Deborah

    Pages 1-17

  • Blood, Bodies, Books: Kim Newman and the Vampire as Cultural Text

    Scott, Keith

    Pages 18-36

  • Buffy vs. Bella: Gender, Relationships and the Modern Vampire

    Jones, Bethan

    Pages 37-54

  • ‘Hell! Was I Becoming a Vampyre Slut?’: Sex, Sexuality and Morality in Young Adult Vampire Fiction

    Priest, Hannah

    Pages 55-75

  • Consuming Clothes and Dressing Desire in the

    Heaton, Sarah

    Pages 76-92

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eBook $69.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-37014-2
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Hardcover $100.00
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Softcover $95.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-35069-8
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Modern Vampire and Human Identity
Editors
  • D. Mutch
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-37014-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230370142
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-37013-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35069-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 220
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