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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The novel we look at this week casts Wilde in the role of vampire while art itself is the vampiric province of a master race. For discussions of the aesthetic in Dorian Gray, see H.

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Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. Sam rated it really liked it Dec 26, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. National Library of Australia. Lettura interessante, divisa in capitoli diversi per tematiche e modo in cui viene affrontato l’argomento “vampiro”.

Obviously, An academic treatment of vampires, this book is a relatively brief, but surprisingly comprehensive account of vampire readings from the Victorian period where it was just considered an amusing tale to today where we’ll probably soon see the financial crisis being read into Dracula joking, but not even far-fetched given the theme of immigrants and land purchase. Sheridan Le Fanu, Carmilla ed.

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This week we look at the appeal of paranormal romance and ien sexuality in vampire literature. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Zittaw Press,pp. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. Reading the Vampire examines the vampire in all its various manifestations and cultural meanings.


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Various theories have been drawn upon to clarify the attraction of audiences to the ideas of biting, exchanging bodily fluids, atypical dependancy relationships between vampires and humans, and Queer theory structures. Pertinent approaches to sexuality and the body in Buffy and Twilight will be discussed. Week 10 Student Gelser Tutorials: Vmpire Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Anyhow, it’s a bit hard to rate academic books like this, particularly when there are some works that I haven’t yet read.


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