The Resource True blood and philosophy : we wanna think bad things with you, edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel

True blood and philosophy : we wanna think bad things with you, edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel

Label
True blood and philosophy : we wanna think bad things with you
Title
True blood and philosophy
Title remainder
we wanna think bad things with you
Statement of responsibility
edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a world where vampires, werewolves, and fairies coexist with human beings, the characters in Harris's books-- and the television show based on them-- wrestle with powerful desires while facing complex issues concerning sex, romance, bigotry, violence, death, and immortality
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3558.A6427
LC item number
Z89 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dunn, George A.
  • Housel, Rebecca
Series statement
The Blackwell philosophy and pop culture series
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  • Harris, Charlaine
  • Harris, Charlaine
  • Vampires in literature
  • Werewolves in literature
  • Vampires on television
  • Werewolves on television
  • Immortality (Philosophy)
  • Philosophy in literature
Label
True blood and philosophy : we wanna think bad things with you, edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Pets, cattle, and higher life forms on True Blood
  • Ariadne Blayde and George A. Dunn
  • part 2:
  • "Life-challenged individuals" : the politics of being dead.
  • Signed in blood : rights and the vampire-human social contract
  • Joseph J. Foy
  • "Honey, if we can't kill people, what's the point of being a vampire?" : can vampires be good citizens?
  • William M. Curtis
  • Un-true blood : the politics of artificiality
  • Bruce A. McClelland
  • Introduction :
  • part 3:
  • "Their very blood is seductive" : eros, sexuality, and gender.
  • Coming out of the coffin and coming out of the closet
  • Patricia Brace and Robert Arp
  • "I am Sookie, hear me roar!" : Sookie Stackhouse and feminist ambivalence
  • Lillian E. Craton and Kathryn E. Jonell
  • Sookie, Sigmund, and the edible complex
  • Ron Hirschbein
  • part 4:
  • "I am actually older than your Jesus" : natural, supernatural, and divine.
  • "If a tree falls in the woods, it's still a tree, ain't it?"
  • Let the bon temps roll : sacrifice, scapegoats, and good times
  • Kevin J. Corn and George A. Dunn
  • Are vampires unnatural?
  • Andrew Terjesen and Jenny Terjesen
  • Does God hate fangs?
  • Adam Barkman
  • part 5:
  • "Our existence is insanity" : the metaphysics of supernatural beings.
  • A vampire's heart has its reasons that scientific naturalism can't understand
  • Susan Peppers-Bates and Joshua Rust
  • part 1:
  • Keeping secrets from Sookie
  • Fred Curry
  • Vampires, werewolves, and shapeshifters : the more they change, the more they stay the same
  • Sarah Grubb
  • Contributors:
  • "I don't know who you think you are, but before the night is through..."
  • Index:
  • Sookie's words of the day
  • "I used to hate vampires, until I got to know one" : vampire-human ethics.
  • To turn or not to turn : the ethics of making vampires
  • Christopher Robichaud
  • Dressing up and playing human : vampire assimilation in the human playground
  • Jennifer Culver
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 246 p.
Isbn
9780470597729
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010013145
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2878217-01umb_inst
  • 2728641
  • (Sirsi) i9780470597729
  • (OCoLC)607573950
Label
True blood and philosophy : we wanna think bad things with you, edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Pets, cattle, and higher life forms on True Blood
  • Ariadne Blayde and George A. Dunn
  • part 2:
  • "Life-challenged individuals" : the politics of being dead.
  • Signed in blood : rights and the vampire-human social contract
  • Joseph J. Foy
  • "Honey, if we can't kill people, what's the point of being a vampire?" : can vampires be good citizens?
  • William M. Curtis
  • Un-true blood : the politics of artificiality
  • Bruce A. McClelland
  • Introduction :
  • part 3:
  • "Their very blood is seductive" : eros, sexuality, and gender.
  • Coming out of the coffin and coming out of the closet
  • Patricia Brace and Robert Arp
  • "I am Sookie, hear me roar!" : Sookie Stackhouse and feminist ambivalence
  • Lillian E. Craton and Kathryn E. Jonell
  • Sookie, Sigmund, and the edible complex
  • Ron Hirschbein
  • part 4:
  • "I am actually older than your Jesus" : natural, supernatural, and divine.
  • "If a tree falls in the woods, it's still a tree, ain't it?"
  • Let the bon temps roll : sacrifice, scapegoats, and good times
  • Kevin J. Corn and George A. Dunn
  • Are vampires unnatural?
  • Andrew Terjesen and Jenny Terjesen
  • Does God hate fangs?
  • Adam Barkman
  • part 5:
  • "Our existence is insanity" : the metaphysics of supernatural beings.
  • A vampire's heart has its reasons that scientific naturalism can't understand
  • Susan Peppers-Bates and Joshua Rust
  • part 1:
  • Keeping secrets from Sookie
  • Fred Curry
  • Vampires, werewolves, and shapeshifters : the more they change, the more they stay the same
  • Sarah Grubb
  • Contributors:
  • "I don't know who you think you are, but before the night is through..."
  • Index:
  • Sookie's words of the day
  • "I used to hate vampires, until I got to know one" : vampire-human ethics.
  • To turn or not to turn : the ethics of making vampires
  • Christopher Robichaud
  • Dressing up and playing human : vampire assimilation in the human playground
  • Jennifer Culver
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 246 p.
Isbn
9780470597729
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010013145
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2878217-01umb_inst
  • 2728641
  • (Sirsi) i9780470597729
  • (OCoLC)607573950

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