Tag Archives: Angel

CFP: Let’s Go to Work: The Legacy of Angel – A Slayage Special Issue

On October 5th 1999, the first episode of Angel – the spin-off to Buffy the Vampire Slayer – aired on the WB. The television show ran for five seasons and ended with a bang – or at least with a … Continue reading

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Buffy: 20 years on

Some more interesting pieces on how important Buffy the Vampire Slayer is, twenty years after it was first shown. Lauren O’Callaghan’s article ‘20 years of the Slayer: How Buffy defined a generation of TV and movies‘ explores the series’ originality … Continue reading

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CFP: Slayage Conference on Joss Whedon, Kingston University, 7-10 July 2016

This looks a fantastic conference on all things Whedonesque: Here are dates for the diary – Slayage – the Biennial Conference on the Whedonverse is coming to the UK in 2016. Here is the CFP. I hope to see loads … Continue reading

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Vampire Queen Anne Rice and the Sympathetic Vampire (23 Feb 2015) By Ms Leigh McLennon

A thoughtful and well-researched blog article on the sympathetic vampire, acknowledging the lesser-known precursors before Anne Rice and noting the shifts from those vampire lovers of the 1970s to their descendants in contemporary paranormal romance by Leigh McLennon, PhD candidate … Continue reading

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The Wild Evolution of Vampires, From Bram Stoker to Dracula Untold

Devon Maloney gives a brisk but useful survey of the changes in the image of the literary and cinematic vampire.

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Watcher Junior: The Undergraduate Journal of Whedon Studies

For all undergraduate students of the Gothic, The Undergraduate Journal of Whedon Studies could be a valuable forum to exchange ideas–and practice the publication of your own ideas and research.

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Sartrean Themes in Joss Whedon’s Angel: A Marxist Interpretation

A provocative article by Doug Enaa Green, interpreting Angel in terms of Jean-Paul Sartre’s later, Marxist philosophy.

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The Wild Evolution of Vampires, From Bram Stoker to Dracula Untold

A brief sketch of vampires in film and TV from Carmilla to Dracula Untold.

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