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Author Williamson, Milly.

Title The lure of the vampire : gender, fiction and fandom from Bram Stoker to Buffy / Milly Williamson.

Imprint London ; New York : Wallflower, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.43675 W676l 2005    ---  Available
Description vii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Gender and the Dracula : what's at stake? -- Vampire transformations : gothic melodrama, sympathy and the self -- Fans re-reading the vampire : issues of gender and the pleasures of pathos -- The predicament of the vampire and the slayer : gothic melodrama in modern America -- Vampire fandom : rebels without a cause? : theorising fandom in the field of cultural production -- Vampire fandom in the field of cultural production : a vampire fan club case study -- Donning fangs : gender, the vampire and dressing the self -- Rewriting the vampire : gender, sexuality and fan fiction -- Conclusion, the vampire and the self : the dilemmas of the dead and the realm of the possible.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-211) and index.
Summary This title explores the enduring myth of Dracula and vampires and just why it has remained so popular for so long.
Subject Vampire films -- History and criticism.
Vampires in literature.
ISBN 190476441X (hbk.)
9781904764410 (hbk.)
1904764401 (pbk.)
9781904764403 (pbk.)

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