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Title Images of the modern vampire : the hip and the atavistic / edited by Barbara Brodman and James E. Doan.

Published Madison Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Lanham, Maryland Co-published with The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  398.45 IMAG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-253) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. One The Vampire in Modern Film -- 1.Reflecting Dracula: The Undead in Alfred Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt / Victoria Williams -- 2."A Species of One": The Atavistic Vampire from Dracula to The Wisdom of Crocodiles / Murray Leeder -- 3.Dracula the Anti-Christ: New Resurrection of an Immortal Prejudice / Melissa Olson -- 4.Eat Me! The Morality of Hunger in Vampiric Cuisine / Simon Bacon -- pt. Two Race, Gender and the Vampire -- 5.The Madonna and Child: Reevaluating Social Conventions through Anne Rice's Forgotten Females / Donna Mitchell -- 6.Female Empowerment: Buffy and Her Heiresses in Control / Karin Hirmer -- 7.Lightening "The White Man's Burden": Evolution of the Vampire from the Victorian Racialism of Dracula to the New World Order of I Am Legend / Cheyenne Mathews -- 8."You're Nothing to Me But Another ... [White] Vampire": A Study of the Representation of the Black Vampire in American Mainstream Cinema / Zelie Asava --
Contents note continued: 9."She Would Be No Man's Property Ever Again": Vampirism, Slavery, and Black Female Heroism in Contemporary African American Women's Fiction / Marie-Luise Loeffler -- pt. Three New Readings of the Vampire -- 10.Blood-Abstinent Vampires and the Women Who Consume Them / Alaina Christensen -- 11."Exactly My Brand of Heroin": Contexts and the Creation of the Twilight Phenomenon / Ben Murnane -- 12.Disciplinary Lessons: Myth, Female Desire, and the Monstrous Maternal in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Series / Christine Wilson -- 13.Vampire Vogue and Female Fashion: Dressing Skin and Dressing-Up in the Sookie Stackhouse and Twilight Series / Sarah Heaton -- 14.The Politics of Reproduction in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga / Batia Boe Stolar -- 15.The Vampire from an Evolutionary Perspective in Japanese Animation: Blood / Burcu Genc -- 16.Adapting Dracula to an Irish Context: Reconfiguring the Universal Vampire / Barbara Brodman.
Other author Brodman, Barbara., editor.
Doan, James E., editor.
Subject Vampires.
ISBN 9781611475821 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611475838 (electronic)