Item type: thesis or dissertation (phd) subjects: p language and literature ps american literature library of congress subject headings (lcsh):, rice, anne, 1941- -- criticism and interpretation, vampires in literature official date: january 1998 dates:. Re-reading the vampire from john polidon to anne rice: structures of lmpossibility among three narrative variations in the vampinc tradition peter leonard paolucci a thesis submitted to the faculty of graduate studies in partial fuifiliment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy graduate. Feb 5, 2014 a psychoanalytic interpretation of the idea of the vampire geha, richard e ( 1975) a psychoanalytic interpretation of the idea of the vampire phd thesis, university of glasgow full text available as:. Oct 3, 2017 abstract always a story about a story, the vampire tale is forever in dialogue with the past, conscious of its own status as a rewrite this makes the vampire a figure onto which readers and authors can project ambivalence about writing – the gothic of living with texts bram stoker's dracula (1897) vividly. Department of english language and literature ba programme in english language and literature and philosophy alen žuškić vampire characters in anne rice's interview with the vampire ba thesis humanities, philology, literary theory and history supervisor: ljubica matek, phd, assistant professor osijek, 2016. There are a growing number of mainstream films and television shows which include gay characters or same-sex families as central figures: a single man, the kids are alright, will & grace, mad men, two and a half men, and modern family this thesis sets out to determine if the film interview with the vampire, which. Introduction the vampire is one of the most resilient and enduring monsters in the history of literature the vampire has been a mainstay of gothic horror, and most importantly a mainstay that has persisted for many years while there have been times where the vampire was not the most popular of villains,. The research that i conducted over the course of that study helped me to realize that my final thesis needed to consist of an exploration of the role of the vampire in modern american media the modern vampire genre has become a strong element of mainstream media in the last few decades as this has happened, many.
The image of vampires in the tv series the vampire diaries - jennifer vogt - examination thesis - american studies - miscellaneous - publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. The modern vampire as romantic hero: acceptance, love and self-control by lindsey m fenicchia a thesis submitted to the department of english of the state university of new york college at brockport, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts june 1 5th 2012. Apr 1, 2017 this thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the honors projects at crossworks it has been accepted for inclusion in honors theses by an authorized administrator of crossworks recommended citation bashaw, jacqueline t, recording angels: examining female narrators in vampire. Sep 6, 2017 in ancient times, emerging only at night may have achieved a similar effect — adding further fuel to the legend of vampires netherlands society for biochemistry and molecular biology (nora baart foundation), the radboudumc master thesis prize, the radboud university master thesis award, the dutch.
“i am the vampire for these times”: representations of postmodernity in anne rice's the vampire chronicles antti rinne university of tampere school of language, translation and literary studies english philology ma thesis august 2013. Oct 1, 2015 scholarly interest in joss whedon's cult classic points to the growing belief that tv shows deserve to be studied as literature.
Van eerde reception theory in “buffy the vampire slayer” as modern cultural studies expand to include the media's role in issues of feminism, gender, etc, med. Vampire literature covers the spectrum of literary work concerned principally with the subject of vampires the literary vampire first appeared in 18th-century poetry , before becoming one of the stock figures of gothic fiction with the publication of polidori's the vampyre (1819), which was inspired by the life and legend of lord.
In this thesis four texts generally accepted to be vampire narratives from the nineteenth century are analyzed, namely the vampyre by john polidori, 1819, ligeia by edgar allan poe, 1838, carmilla by joseph sheridan le fanu, 1872, and dracula by bram stoker, 1897 the central question regards the roles of read. Find it hard to choose a powerful topic for a research project on vampires it can become easier when you have some good prompts in front of your eyes. In order to balance out the discussion of the novels, a final chapter on postmodernism and the rewriting of the vampire myth will focus on rice's novel the thesis will conclude with a discussion on the contemporary goth subculture and its relationship to the vampire and the literary vampire this thesis includes a filmography. Both works feature young women, christabel in christabel and laura in carmilla, being pursued by vampires: specifically, female vampires an analysis of christabel's and laura's agency demonstrates that with their vampire companions, the women construct not predator-prey dynamics, but date thesis awarded.
This thesis will be a study of whether there has been a significant shift with regards to how the mythical figure of the vampire is portrayed in literature starting with bram stoker's dracula, via interview with the vampire by anne rice , to the contemporary vampire, illustrated by the twilight series by stephenie. Thesis call of cthulhu and vampire: the masquerade: invocation spatiality, and ritual transcendence in two tabletop role-playing games submitted by tyler brunette department of communication studies in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts. The aim of this thesis is to chronologically study the changes in morality and in the families of vampires represented in literature the analysis focuses on three vampires from different eras: dracula, lestat and edward the material consists of the gothic horror novel dracula by bram stoker, the first two books of the.
The thesis will work with the literary and mythological roots of a vampire figure the next step will be to describe the strongly negative characteristics of vampire figure in gothic literature of the 19th century an analysis of a positive and relatively modern (the last century) portrayal of a vampire figure in anglo- american. “anne rice for kids” and twilight for tv: young adult media franchising and the vampire diaries by megan connor a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of masters of arts in media studies at the university of wisconsin-milwaukee august 2015. The evolution of the vampire “other”: symbols of difference from folklore to millennial literature buckley, kate (2016) the evolution of the vampire “other”: symbols of difference from folklore to millennial literature undergraduate thesis, under the direction of shari hodges holt from english, university.
Master of liberal studies theses spring 2010 the vampire myth and christianity dorothy ivey [email protected] follow this and additional works at: part of the history of religion commons this open access is brought to you for free and open access by rollins scholarship online. Bachelor thesis a domesticated vampire - how the vampire myth has changed since bram stoker's dracula to stephenie meyer's twilight elisabeth johansson luleå university of technology bachelor thesis english department of language and culture 2010:085 - issn: 1402-1773 - isrn: ltu- cupp--10/085-. Queerness and the vampire william a tringali submitted in partial completion of the requirements for commonwealth honors in english bridgewater state university may 12, 2016 dr heidi bean, thesis director dr ellen scheible, committee member dr elizabeth veisz, committee member. The evolution of the vampires throughout the history from dracula to twilight i̇brahim can aksoy acknowledgements it is with immense gratitude that i acknowledge the support and help of my incredible advisor asst prof edona llukacaj, who has supported me throughout my thesis with.