Becoming Vampire: Difference and the Vampire in Popular Culture (Hardcover)

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Becoming Vampire is an interdisciplinary exploration into how the figure of the vampire in the twenty-first century has been used to create and define difference. Focusing on the films Let Me In and Let the Right One In, the book explores the impact of the multifaceted character of the vampire on identity within contemporary Western culture.

About the Author


Simon Bacon is an independent scholar based in Poznan, Poland. He has contributed articles to many publications on vampires, monstrosity, science fiction and media studies and has recently co-edited several books: Undead Memory: Vampires and Human Memory in Popular Culture (2014), Seductive Concepts: Perspectives on Sins, Vices and Virtues (2014), Little Horrors: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Anomalous Children and the Construction of Monstrosity (2016) and Growing Up with the Undead: Vampires in 20th and 21st Century Literature, Films and Television for Young Children (forthcoming).
Product Details
ISBN: 9783034319904
ISBN-10: 3034319908
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publis
Publication Date: December 20th, 2016
Pages: 282
Language: English