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Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural

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ISBN 9780674725928

Publication Date: 11/18/2013


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 halftones


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  • Preface
  • 1. White Dog, the Prequel: Between Imagination and Belief
  • 2. Faux Catholic: A Gothick Genealogy from Monk Lewis to Dan Brown
  • 3. Gothick Gods: The Worshipful World of Horror Fandom
  • 4. Decommissioning Satan: In Favor of His Man-God Whelps
  • 5. Gothick Romance: The Danse Macabre of Women
  • 6. The Bright God Beckons: The New Vampire Romance
  • 7. Postapocalyptic Gothick: That Means Zombies (and the Occasional Zampire)
  • 8. The Gothick Theater of Halloween: Performing Allegory
  • 9. The Ten Rules of Sitges: Global Gothick Horror and Beyond
  • 10. Cathedral Head: The Gothick Cosmos of Guillermo del Toro
  • 11. The New Christian Gothick: The Shack and Other Cathedrals
  • 12. Epilogue: Questions without Answers
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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