Tag Archives: Stephenie Meyer

Return of the vampire: Stephenie Meyer’s Midnight Sun and YA vampire fiction

The Open Graves, Open Minds Project began in 2010, in part as a response to Stephenie Meyer’s hugely successful Twilight series; a Young Adult vampire romance series, the first of which was Twilight (2005). We launched the Project with an … Continue reading

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Twilight: feminism and fandom

It’s the ten-year anniversary of the first film of Stephenie Meyers’s Twilight series (Twilight, dir. by Catherine Hardwicke), the YA vampire paranormal romance which became a sensation. Both book and film, and the adulation both received, attracted much criticism, often … Continue reading

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Review of Screening Twilight: Critical Approaches to a Cinematic Phenomenon

Dr Rebecca Williams, Lecturer in Communication, Culture and Media Studies at the University of South Wales and a contributor to the OGOM special issue of Gothic Studies, reviews an interesting new collection of essays on the Twilight films: Screening Twilight: … Continue reading

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The Sparkly Vampire Returns

It appears that the Twilight Saga will be returning to our screen in the form of a series of short films to be released on Facebook – so less big screen, more mini-screen. Each short film will deal with one of the … Continue reading

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