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Breaking Dawn

By Stephenie Meyer
  • ISBN Code: : 0316032832
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 768
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 955
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : breaking-dawn.pdf

Book Excerpt :

In the explosive finale to the epic romantic saga, Bella has one final choice to make. Should she stay mortal and strengthen her connection to the werewolves, or leave it all behind to become a vampire? When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how could you not give it? If it was someone you truly loved? To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife have led her to the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or to pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the fates of two tribes hangs. This astonishing, breathlessly anticipated conclusion to the Twilight Saga illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this spellbinding romantic epic. It's here! #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with the highly anticipated companion, Midnight Sun: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. "People do not want to just read Meyer's books; they want to climb inside them and live there." -- Time "A literary phenomenon." -- The New York Times

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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0316007447
  • Total of Pages : 544
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Pdf File: twilight.pdf

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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0316008184
  • Total of Pages : 640
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As the love triangle heats up in the third book, Bella must choose between her friendship with Jacob and her romance with Edward -- and her decision could change the fate of vampires and werewolves forever. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob -- knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death. But which is which? It's here! #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with the highly anticipated companion, Midnight Sun: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. "People do not want to just read Meyer's books; they want to climb inside them and live there." -- Time "A literary phenomenon." -- The New York Times

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 161147583X
  • Total of Pages : 262
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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  • Pdf File: images-of-the-modern-vampire.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  • Book Code : 6020646939
  • Total of Pages : 864
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  • Pdf File: breaking-dawn.pdf

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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 0786462043
  • Total of Pages : 247
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  • Pdf File: the-twilight-mystique.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Total of Pages : 260
  • Category : Social Science
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  • Pdf File: fan-culture.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Fan Culture: Theory/Practice brings together the most current scholarship on fan studies, in a way that makes it accessible and usable for both students and teachers. The essays in this collection explore the relative influence of academic and fan perspectives in the current group of scholar-fans and the ethical dilemmas that sometimes emerge from this interplay of identities, the impact of the increasingly reciprocal relationship between textual producers and consumers, and gender differences in fannish meaning-making and interaction. Fan Studies addresses these current issues through some of the most popular fannish texts, including Doctor Who, Torchwood, Star Wars, Star Trek, Supernatural, Smallville and Twilight. Fan Culture: Theory/Practice is thus designed to challenge some accepted notions, while asking relevant questions about pedagogy. How do we understand the state of the field, and teach fan studies both effectively and responsibly? The essays contained in this volume explore the dominant themes in the field, and seek to situate fan studies as a discipline with a pedagogy of its own.

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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0316187151
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Pdf File: the-twilight-saga.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Immerse yourself in the world of Twilight with the official illustrated guide to the #1 New York Times bestselling series featuring exclusive illustrations, character profiles, and more! This must-have edition -- the only official guide -- is the definitive encyclopedic reference to the Twilight Saga and provides readers with everything they need to further explore the unforgettable world Stephenie Meyer created in Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. This comprehensive handbook -- essential for every Twilight Saga fan -- is full-color throughout with nearly 100 gorgeous illustrations and photographs and with exclusive material, character profiles, genealogical charts, maps, extensive cross-references, and much more. It's here! #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with the highly anticipated companion, Midnight Sun: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. "People do not want to just read Meyer's books; they want to climb inside them and live there." -- Time "A literary phenomenon." -- The New York Times

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By Stephenie Meyer
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0316557951
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Pdf File: life-and-death.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For fans of the worldwide phenomenon Twilight comes a bold reimagining of Stephenie Meyer's novel, telling the classic love story but in a world where the characters' genders are reversed. There are two sides to every story . . . You know Bella and Edward, now get to know Beau and Edythe. When Beaufort Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edythe Cullen, his life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With her porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edythe is both irresistible and enigmatic. What Beau doesn't realize is the closer he gets to her, the more he is putting himself and those around him at risk. And, it might be too late to turn back . . . With a foreword and afterword by Stephenie Meyer, this compelling reimagining of the iconic love story is a must-read for Twilight fans everywhere. The series has been praised as New York Times and USA Today bestsellers, a Time magazine Best Young Adult Book of All Time, an NPR Best Ever Teen Novel, and a New York Times Editor's Choice. Enrapturing millions of readers since its first publication, Twilight has become a modern classic, leaving readers yearning for more. It's here! #1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with the highly anticipated companion, Midnight Sun: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. "People do not want to just read Meyer's books; they want to climb inside them and live there." -- Time "A literary phenomenon." -- The New York Times

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  • Book Code : 0810883740
  • Total of Pages : 146
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  • Pdf File: stephenie-meyer.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 031612768X
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 910
  • Pdf File: the-short-second-life-of-bree-tanner.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1532017189
  • Total of Pages : 346
  • Category : Poetry
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Book Short Summary:

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By Bryan Senn
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 147662691X
  • Total of Pages : 408
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 896
  • Pdf File: the-werewolf-filmography.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the horrific to the heroic, cinematic werewolves are metaphors for our savage nature, symbolizing the secret, bestial side of humanity that hides beneath our civilized veneer. Examining acknowledged classics like The Wolf Man (1941) and The Howling (1981), as well as overlooked gems like Dog Soldiers (2011), this comprehensive filmography covers the highs and lows of the genre. Information is provided on production, cast and filmmakers, along with critical discussion of the tropes and underlying themes that make the werewolf a terrifying but fascinating figure.

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By Katherine Krohn
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  • Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
  • Book Code : 076136370X
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 865
  • Pdf File: stephenie-meyer.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A biography of Stephanie Meyer, author of the Twilight series.

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  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Book Code : 1420508296
  • Total of Pages : 104
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Members : 848
  • Pdf File: taylor-lautner.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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Book Short Summary:

This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates the scholarship in the field by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic and contemporary texts. By providing an expansive treatment of gender and sexuality across genres, eras, and national literature, the collection explores how readers encounter unorthodox as well as traditional notions of gender. It begins with essays exploring how children's and YA literature construct communities formed by gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and in face-to-face and virtual spaces. Section II's central focus is how gendered identities are formed, unpacking how texts for young readers ranging from Amish youth periodicals to the blockbuster Divergent series trace, reproduce, and shape gendered identity socialization. In section III, the essential literary function of translating trauma into narrative is addressed in classics like Anne of Green Gables and Pollyanna, as well as more recent works. Section IV's focus on sexuality and romance encompasses fiction and nonfiction works, examining how children's and young adult literature can serve as a regressive, progressive, and transgressive site for construction meaning about sex and romance. Last, Section IV offers new readings of paratextual features in literature for children -- from the classic tale of Cinderella to contemporary illustrated novels. The key achievement of this volume is providing an updated range of multidisciplinary and methodologically diverse analyses of critically and commercially successful texts, contributing to the scholarship on children's and YA literature; gender, sexuality, and women's studies; and a range of other disciplines.

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Book Short Summary:

The romance of vampire Edward and human Bella in the books Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn has captured the imaginations of millions of readers and become an amazing success story. No less amazing is the story of how an unknown Arizona wife and mother, Stephenie Meyer, became a superstar author. In this revealing biography, fans of all things Twilight will follow their favorite writer on her roller-coaster ride to bestselling author—from a childhood steeped in great literature, to a comfortable domestic life, and finally to that fateful dream one night that thrust Stephenie Meyer into a world she could only have imagined. In this book you will discover: * An exclusive interview with Stephenie's creative writing teacher who reveals what kind of student she was * The in-depth story of how Twilight started with a dream and became a reality * The tension Stephenie experienced in writing Twilight in secret * The challenges and pitfalls involved in her books reaching the silver screen * Stephenie's possible plans for the future * And much more! With eight pages of full-color photos, original interviews with people who are a part of Meyer's life, never-before-revealed details, and info on all of her fabulous books, this biography is a must-have for every Twilight fan.

Fictions of Adolescent Carnality

By Lydia Kokkola
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  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Book Code : 9027272042
  • Total of Pages : 236
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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  • Pdf File: fictions-of-adolescent-carnality.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Fictions of Adolescent Carnality considers one of the most controversial topics related to adolescents: their experience of desire. In fiction for adolescents, carnal desire is variously presented as a source of angst, an overwhelming experience over which one has no control, bestial, disgusting and, just occasionally, a source of pleasure. The on-set of desire, within the Anglophone tradition, has been closely associated with the loss of innocence and the end of childhood. Drawing on a corpus of 200 narratives of adolescent desire, Kokkola examines the connections between sociological accounts of teenagers’ sexual behaviour, adult fears for and about their off-spring and fictional representations of adolescents exploring their sexuality. Taking up topics such as adolescent pregnancy and parenthood, queer sexualities, animal-human connections and sexual abuse, Kokkola provides wide-ranging insights into how Anglophone literature responds to adolescents’ carnal desires, and contributes to on-going debates on the construction of adolescence and the ideology of innocence.

Bringing Light to Twilight

By G. Anatol
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 0230119247
  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 934
  • Pdf File: bringing-light-to-twilight.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The essays in this collection use the interpretative lens to interrogate the meanings of Meyer's books, making a compelling case for the cultural relevance of Twilight and providing insights on how we can "read" popular culture to our best advantage.

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By Verena Bernardi,Frank Jacob
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  • Publisher : Vernon Press
  • Book Code : 1622737946
  • Total of Pages : 298
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 873
  • Pdf File: all-around-monstrous.pdf

Book Short Summary:

We know all kinds of monsters. Vampires who suck human blood, werewolves who harass tourists in London or Paris, zombies who long to feast on our brains, or Godzilla, who is famous in and outside of Japan for destroying whole cities at once. Regardless of their monstrosity, all of these creatures are figments of the human mind and as real as they may seem, monsters are and always have been constructed by human beings. In other words, they are imagined. How they are imagined, however, depends on many different aspects and changes throughout history. The present volume provides an insight into the construction of monstrosity in different kinds of media, including literature, film, and TV series. It will show how and by whom monsters are really created, how time changes the perception of monsters and what characterizes specific monstrosities in their specific historical contexts. The book will provide valuable insights for scholars in different fields, whose interest focuses on either media studies or history.

The Gospel according to Twilight

By Elaine A. Heath
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  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Book Code : 1611641268
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Religion
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  • Pdf File: the-gospel-according-to-twilight.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Twilight saga has become one of the most successful fiction series ever written, with more than one hundred million copies in print and several blockbuster films. Despite the tremendous commercial success Twilight has generated, few readers have analyzed its theological teachings or the messages Stephenie Meyer might be sending to women and teenage girls. This book offers both a feminist critique of Twilight and a theological review of the stories' ideas about salvation, heaven and hell, power, reconciliation, resurrection, and organized religion. Elaine Heath writes in an accessible voice, calling attention to both the "good news" of Twilight's theology and the "bad news" of its gender stereotypes and depictions of violence against women. The book includes questions for youth and adult groups or for classroom discussions.

The Twilight Saga

By Claudia Bucciferro
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  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Book Code : 0810892863
  • Total of Pages : 260
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 932
  • Pdf File: the-twilight-saga.pdf

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When Stephenie Meyer’s first novel, Twilight, was published in 2005, it received an astounding reception, selling millions of copies. The three sequels that followed—New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn—became international bestsellers as well. The worldwide success of the movie adaptations further cemented the series as a cultural force. In The Twilight Saga: Exploring the Global Phenomenon, Claudia Bucciferro has assembled a collection of essays that examine the series from a variety of perspectives. The essays in this volume consider both the books and the movies, emphasizing the relationship between the texts, the audience, the entertainment industry, and other aspects of the multimillion-dollar franchise. Making sense of how the popular franchise fits within larger contexts, this collection addresses Twilight from an interdisciplinary framework, including insights from history, philosophy, literature, sociology, fan studies, intercultural communication, film studies, and more.

Sugar and Spice

By Lauren Conrad
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062012754
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 427
  • Pdf File: sugar-and-spice.pdf

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Sugar and Spice...not everyone's nice. In the deliciously entertaining conclusion to the L.A. Candy series, New York Times bestselling author and star of the hit TV show The Hills Lauren Conrad pulls back the curtain on young Hollywood and shows that sometimes the real drama is behind the scenes. Fresh from being betrayed by one of her closest friends, new reality-TV celebrity Jane Roberts has learned a few lessons. Most important: know who to trust. And in Hollywood, that list is short. Although the press is intent on creating a tabloid war between her and ex-friend, current-costar Madison Parker, Jane just wants to take control of her life. She’s started by swearing off guys and the drama that comes with them. But when her high school sweetheart Caleb and her unrequited L.A. crush Braden show up, both acting sweeter than ever, Jane has a hard timeremembering her no-boys rule.... Her best friend, Scarlett, has only one guy on her mind: her new boyfriend, Liam. The girl who once thought love was a four-letter word is now head over heels. The problem is, being on a hit reality show means hanging out with other guys on-camera, and Liam isn’t too happy with pretending to play a bit part in her love life. Just when everything feels out of control, Jane makes a shocking discovery—one that changes everyone’s definition of “reality” forever.

Breaking Dawn - Daggry

By Stephenie Meyer
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  • Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
  • Book Code : 8711341343
  • Total of Pages : 864
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 178
  • Pdf File: breaking-dawn-daggry.pdf

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DAGGRY er sidste bind i Stephenie Meyers fænomenale fortælling om Bella og Edwards udødelige kærlighed. Hermed afsluttes TWILIGHT-sagaen. Uventede farer truer, og vampyrklanen må samle tvivlsomme allierede - og opleve frafald blandt de tætteste venner ... Efter de foregående års turbulente begivenheder ser det endelig ud til, at Bella er på vej mod det liv, som hun ønsker: Edward har omend særdeles modstræbende indvilliget i, at gøre Bella til vampyr, når først de er blevet gift - og selv om Bella ikke har den fjerneste lyst til ægteskab, er hun villig til at betale den pris, lige som hun har affundet sig med, at hendes kommende liv som vampyr vil koste hende både familie og venner, ikke mindst hendes intense venskab med varulven Jacob Black. Alting er således helt idyl, men allerede på Bella og Edwards bryllupsrejse bliver deres planer slået ud af kurs. Fuldstændig ukendte sider af vampyrenes natur viser sig, og det er højst tvivlsomt om Bella kan klare dette - for slet ikke at tale om, hvorledes den dødsensfarlige Volturi-klan vil forholde sig til begivenhederne.

House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]

By N. Scott Momaday
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062911066
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 604
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“Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains.” — The Paris Review A special 50th anniversary edition of the magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel from renowned Kiowa writer and poet N. Scott Momaday, with a new preface by the author A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his father’s, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, and the ancient rites and traditions of his people. But the other world—modern, industrial America—pulls at Abel, demanding his loyalty, trying to claim his soul, and goading him into a destructive, compulsive cycle of depravity and disgust. An American classic, House Made of Dawn is at once a tragic tale about the disabling effects of war and cultural separation, and a hopeful story of a stranger in his native land, finding his way back to all that is familiar and sacred.

Genre, Reception, and Adaptation in the 'Twilight' Series

By Anne Morey
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317129334
  • Total of Pages : 252
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 869
  • Pdf File: genre-reception-and-adaptation-in-the-twilight-series.pdf

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Much of the criticism on Stephenie Meyer's immensely popular 'Twilight' novels has underrated or even disparaged the books while belittling the questionable taste of an audience that many believe is being inculcated with anti-feminist values. Avoiding a repetition of such reductive critiques of the series's purported shortcomings with respect to literary merit and political correctness, this volume adopts a cultural studies framework to explore the range of scholarly concerns awakened by the 'Twilight novels and their filmic adaptations. Contributors examine 'Twilight's debts to its predecessors in young adult, vampire, and romance literature; the problems of cinematic adaptation; issues in fan and critical reception in the United States and Korea; and the relationship between the series and contemporary conceptualizations of feminism, particularly girl culture. Placing the series within a broad tradition of literary history, reception studies, and filmic adaptation, the collection offers scholars the opportunity to engage with the books' importance for studies of popular culture, gender, and young adult literature.

Fic

By Anne Jamison
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  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1939529204
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 399
  • Pdf File: fic.pdf

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What is fanfiction, and what is it not? Why does fanfiction matter? And what makes it so important to the future of literature? Fic is a groundbreaking exploration of the history and culture of fan writing and what it means for the way we think about reading, writing, and authorship. It's a story about literature, community, and technology—about what stories are being told, who's telling them, how, and why. With provocative discussions from both professional and fan writers, on subjects from Star Trek to The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Harry Potter, Twilight, and beyond, Fic sheds light on the widely misunderstood world(s) of fanfiction—not only how fanfiction is transforming the literary landscape, but how it already has. Fic features a foreword by Lev Grossman (author of The Magicians) and interviews with Jonathan Lethem, Doug Wright, Eurydice (Vivean Dean), and Katie Forsythe/wordstrings. Cyndy Aleo (algonquinrt; d0tpark3r) V. Arrow (aimmyarrowshigh) Tish Beaty (his_tweet) Brad Bell Amber Benson Peter Berg (Homfrog) Kristina Busse Rachel Caine Francesca Coppa Randi Flanagan (BellaFlan) Jolie Fontenot Wendy C. Fries (Atlin Merrick) Ron Hogan Bethan Jones Christina Lauren (Christina Hobbs/tby789 and Lauren Billings/LolaShoes) Jacqueline Lichtenberg Rukmini Pande and Samira Nadkarni Chris Rankin Tiffany Reisz Andrew Shaffer Andy Sawyer Heidi Tandy (Heidi8) Darren Wershler Jules Wilkinson (missyjack) Jen Zern (NautiBitz)

Love Bites

By Liv Spencer
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  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Book Code : 1770901663
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 384
  • Pdf File: love-bites.pdf

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A tribute to the popular book and movie series provides coverage of a range of topics, from the process through which the books were published to how they were adapted for the screen, in a fan's reference that also includes cast biographies and event information.