Seduced by Twilight

Seduced by Twilight

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Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga has maintained a tight grip on the contemporary cultural imagination. This timely and critical work examines how the Twilight series offers addictively appealing messages about love, romance, sex, beauty and body image, and how these charged themes interact with cultural issues regarding race, class, gender and sexuality. Through a careful analysis of the texts, the fandom and the current socio-historical climate, this work argues that the success of the Twilight series stems chiefly from Meyer's negotiation of cultural mores.Further, given that Isabella was the name Meyer had planned for a daughter, we might further read Bella not only as a ... with her new baseball-playing love is presented rather derisively, her story indicates that young marriage/mother- hood isanbsp;...

Title:Seduced by Twilight
Author:Natalie Wilson
Publisher:McFarland - 2011-03-25


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