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Reading the Vampire Slayer by Roz Kaveney
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Reading the Vampire Slayer (original 2001; edition 2003)

by Roz Kaveney

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Title:Reading the Vampire Slayer
Authors:Roz Kaveney
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Very interesting, from an outsider's point of view (eg someone who is not an intense fan of the series).
  tole_lege | Mar 29, 2007 |
From Booklist: When TV shows are as smart as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off, Angel, they are bound to attract people who want to analyze them. Editor Kaveney has gathered some very thoughtful essays on the shows. A number of these pieces lean toward academic tedium, but most are accessible and intriguing. Kaveney's own essay leads the set, and it is a great primer on both shows, summarizing all but their current seasons and discussing some major themes and characters in each. Other standouts include an essay on the use of California as a setting, a pair of essays pondering Buffy and feminism, and one dealing with the strength of characterizations and the talent of the casts of both shows. The handy episode guide at the end will help newer fans get caught up. Because many viewers are drawn to Buffy and Angel by the shows' intelligence and multilayered stories, expect them to be enticed by this engaging collection. Kristine Huntley Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved
  jenex | Sep 15, 2005 |
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The first edition of Reading the Vampire Slayer was highly praised in both the fan magazine SFX and the Times Literary Supplement. This second edition is hugely revised and expanded to cover the sixth and seventh seasons of Buffy and the third and fourth seasons of Angel. It contains chapters on the relationship between Buffy and the lovelorn vampire Spike and on the thematic structure of Angel, as well as interviews on the writing of Buffy with scriptwriters Jane Espenson and Steven DeKnight. Individual chapters have been updated and the useful episode guide is expanded to cover all seven seasons of Buffy and the four seasons of Angel, as is Roz Kaveney's general introduction to the scenes and structures of each season.

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