Reading Angel

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Reading Angel
Reading Angel (Buffyverse).jpg
Author Various. Edited by Stacey Abbott
Subject Buffyverse
Genre academic publication, Media Study
Publisher I. B. Tauris
Publication date
September 22, 2005
Pages 256
ISBN ISBN 1-85043-839-0
OCLC 61164560
791.45/72 22
LC Class PN1992.77.A588 R43 2005

Reading Angel: The TV Spin-off With a Soul is an academic publication relating to the fictional Buffyverse established by TV series, Buffy and Angel.

Book description and contents[edit]

The collection covers many topics including Angel's setting, the cinematic aesthetics of Angel, its music, shifting portrayals of masculinity, the noir Los Angeles setting, the superhero, the evolution of the show's characters and the series' premature end.

Chapter Title Author
01
"Angel: Redefinition and Justification through Faith" Phil Colvin
02
"Ubi Caritas?: Music as Narrative Agent in Angel" Matthew Mills
03
"Transitions and Time: The Cinematic Language of Angel" Tammy A. Kinsey
04
"A Sense of Ending: Schrödinger's Angel" Roz Kaveney
05
"Los Angeles: The City of Angel" Benjamin Jacob
06
"Outing Lorne: Performance for the Performers" Stan Beeler
07
"'LA's got it all': Hybridity and Otherness in Angel's Postmodern City " Sara Upstone
08
"Gender Politics in Angel: Traditional vs. Non-Traditional Corporate Climates" Janine R. Harrison
09
"The Rule of Prophecy: Source of Law in the City of Angel" Sharon Sutherland & Sarah Swan
10
"The Dark Avenger: Angel and the Cinematic Superhero" Janet K. Halfyard
11
"'And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine': Wesley/Lilah and Complicated Role of the Female Agent on Angel" Jennifer Stoy
12
"From Rogue in the 'Hood to Suave in a Suit: Black Masculinity and the Transformation of Charles Gunn" Michaela D. E. Meyer
13
"'Nobody Scream... or Touch My Arms': The Comic Stylings of Wesley Wyndam-Pryce" Stacey Abbott
14
"Stacey Abbott Monstrous Mother and Vampires with Souls: Investigating the Abject in 'Television Horror'" Matt Hills & Rebecca Williams
15
"Afterword: The Depths of Stacey Abbott and the Birth of Angel studies" Rhonda V. Wilcox & David Lavery
16
"We'll Follow Angel to Hell... or Another Network': The Fan Response to the End of Angel"

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