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Blood Relations: Chosen Families in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel"

Blood Relations: Chosen Families in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel" (Paperback)

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The TV series Buffy and Angel revolve around radical conceptions of family. Indeed, their coherence depends on the establishment of nontraditional families that admit vampires, demons, witches, werewolves, and other bizarre characters without censuring them for their peculiarities. This work argues that what makes these characters enduring and engaging is their critical family connections - for their most involved struggles occur not within the graveyard, but around the dinner table, just as the most challenging adversarial forces that they must face are not demons or vampires but the stuff of everyday life.

Film, TV & DramaTelevision Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 20/06/2005 ISBN-13: 9780786421725  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jes Battis is an associate professor of English at the University of Regina. His teaching and research focus on intersections between fantasy and sexuality as they occur across a number of historical periods, including the middle ages and the eighteenth century. He is also the author of the Occult Special Investigator series, with Ace Books.

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