Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twilight

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twilight

Ann Steiner, Mariah Larsson (red.)
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twilight. Studies in Fiction, Media, and a Contemporary Cultural Experience


ISBN: 978-91-85509-63-8
Publisher: Nordic Academic Press

The Twilight novels by Stephenie Meyer have developed from a bookseries into a powerful phenomenon with an astonishing impact. Not only have the books been adapted for the screen, but they have also spawned a huge number of works by fans, readers, reviewers, and scholars. The multifaceted Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twilight brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines in order to address the key themes in the complex global phenomenon that is Twilight; a phenomenon that transcends the boundaries between continents, generations, and producers and consumers – and not least between different genres and media.

The authors present in-depth literary and film analyses, and shed new light on perspectives on gender, fandom, vampire fiction and the economics of the book market. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twilight fills a void in Twilight research, and, linked by their cutting-edge research and unique theoretical and analytical perspectives, the authors compellingly map a massive global experience that speaks to the realities of contemporary culture.

Malin Isaksson, Umeå University, Sweden
Helle Kannik Haastrup, Roskilde University, Denmark
Sara Kärrholm, Malmö University, Sweden
Mariah Larsson, Malmö University, Sweden
Yvonne Leffler, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Maria Lindgren Leavenworth, Umeå University, Sweden
Karin Lövgren, Umeå University, Sweden
Lena Manderstedt, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Karin Nykvist, Lund University, Sweden
Christina Olin-Scheller, Karlstad University, Sweden
Annbritt Palo, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Taliah Pollack, Lund University, Sweden
Pamela Schultz Nybacka, Stockholm University School of Business, Sweden
Maria Verena Siebert, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
Ann Steiner, Lund University, Sweden
Janne Stigen Drangsholt, University of Stavanger, Norway
Györgyi Vajdovich, Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary
Pierre Wiktorin, Lund University & Malmö University, Sweden