Screening Twilight: Critical Approaches to a Cinematic by Wickham Clayton,Sarah Harman

By Wickham Clayton,Sarah Harman

The Twilight Saga, a sequence of 5 movies tailored from Stephanie Meyer’s 4 novels, has been a sensation, either on the field place of work and during the eye it has gained from its predominantly teenaged fanatics. As well known cinema, the sequence has had its percentage of feedback, even from fanatics. even if, it additionally bargains wealthy possibilities for severe cognizance, which the individuals to Screening Twilight supply with power and style.

The e-book unpacks how this renowned workforce of flicks paintings as cinematic texts, what they need to say approximately cinema and tradition at the present time, and the way fanatics may possibly search to re-read or subvert those messages. Chapters handle Twilight within the context of the vampire and delusion, when it comes to style and reception, identification, gender and sexuality, and during re-viewing the sequence fandom. Screening Twilight is a revelation of the way a well-liked cinematic phenomenon can present shut awareness from scholarly, severe writers on cinema and culture.

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