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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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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. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Reading the Vampire

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Sam rated it really liked it Dec 26, Anna rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Preview — Reading the Vampire by Ken Gelder. Skip to main content.

Dec 14, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: Wildside Press, [extract available in Christopher Frayling, Vampyres, pp. We will contact you if necessary. Zittaw Press,pp. Showing of 2 reviews. However I read ‘Reading the Vampire’ as research for an academic essay resding proposal, so I felt this lacked a certain ‘unique selling point’ in terms of point of view and content.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Fanpire rated it liked it Oct 09, Routledge; 1 edition December 11, Language: Bram Stoker, Dracula ed. Reading this today, you think there’s a big chapter missing on the current angst-riddled americian teenager love affair with the vampire with things like Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy and Twilight.


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Pertinent approaches to sexuality and the body in Buffy and Twilight will be discussed. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Matthew Cote rated fampire really reaing it Nov 20, 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.

Sarah rated it really liked it Jul 05, Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: How do I find a book? Anne Rice takes an unorthodox approach to the genre, having the vampire come out of geldet closet and make himself known, speaking first hand through an interview on a tape recorder. But the authors wish to use freudian interpetations of a lot of topics pulled it down one star for readin. Nov 10, Richard Cubitt rated it really liked it.

For discussions of the aesthetic in Dorian Gray, see H. Open Preview See a Problem? Lord Byron to Count Dracula London: British Vampire Tales,ed. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Please try again later. Because if this is supposed to be about the developement of the popular idea of the vampire over time, surely these things should be included. Nov 23, Roberta rated it liked it.


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If you like to read vampire fiction for just a laugh and wanted to delve a little deeper then this is probably a good start as it’s quite general and ekn to read. 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. Cari rated it it was amazing Aug 03, But this was copyrighted in and the man can’t see in to the future so we’ll let him off.