Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Feminist Theory and Popular Culture Gender Subversion


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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Feminist Theory and Popular Culture Gender Subversion
Before there was Twilight, and even before Charmed, Western popular culture experienced a coherent universe of vampires, demons and magic centred about the life of a young girl: Buffy Summers. The popular culture television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer – which ran on television from 1997 to 2003, and continues to be widely available on DVD and in comics – represented the coming of age of a group of young high school students whose teenaged crises and anxieties were often metaphorically re-shaped as supernatural crises. Given that Buffy the Vampire Slayer achieved cult status in large measure due to the identification of young girls with its young,...
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