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Lorna Piatti-Farnell's The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature (Routledge PDF

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By Lorna Piatti-Farnell

Prominent examples from modern vampire literature disclose a wish to reassess and re-work the long-standing, folkloristic interpretation of the vampire because the immortal undead. This publication explores the "new vampire" as a literary trope, providing a entire serious research of vampires in modern well known literature and demonstrating how they have interaction with crucial cultural preoccupations, anxieties, and needs. Drawing from cultural materialism, anthropology, psychoanalysis, literary feedback, gender experiences, and postmodern suggestion, Piatti-Farnell re-frames the idea that of the vampire in terms of a tremendously twenty-first century model of Gothic mind's eye, highlighting very important aesthetic, conceptual, and cultural alterations that experience affected the literary style within the post-2000 period. She locations the modern literary vampire in the wider pop culture scope, additionally development severe connections with problems with fandom and readership. In remodeling the formulaic components of the vampiric culture — and experimenting with genre-bending innovations — this ebook exhibits how authors resembling J.R. Ward, Stephanie Meyers, Charlaine Harris, and Anne Rice have allowed vampires to be moulded into enigmatic figures who maintain a vibrant conceptual debt to modern patron and pop culture. This ebook highlights the adjustments — conceptual, political and aesthetic — that vampires have passed through some time past decade, at the same time addressing how those adjustments in "vampire id" effect at the definition of the Gothic as a whole.

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