Five Seasons of Angel

Overview


The constellation of characters and themes created in Angel, the popular Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off, are explored in this collection of essays. A vampire author, a sex expert, a TV critic, a science fiction novelist, and Buffy writer Nancy Holder provide essays examining the different issues relating to the series, including Angelus as the prototypical high school bully, Angel as victim, Wesley's many transformations, how Spike fits into Angel, the takeover of Wolfram & Hart, ...
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Overview


The constellation of characters and themes created in Angel, the popular Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off, are explored in this collection of essays. A vampire author, a sex expert, a TV critic, a science fiction novelist, and Buffy writer Nancy Holder provide essays examining the different issues relating to the series, including Angelus as the prototypical high school bully, Angel as victim, Wesley's many transformations, how Spike fits into Angel, the takeover of Wolfram & Hart, and Lindsey's moral center.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932100334
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: Smart Pop Series
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 1,140,412
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Glenn Yeffeth is the editor of Joss Whedon: The Genius Behind Buffy, Seven Seasons of Buffy, and Taking the Red Pill. He lives in Dallas, Texas.
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Table of Contents

Angelus Populi 1
That Angel Doesnt Live Here Anymore 15
Angel by the Numbers 23
Welcome to Wolfram & Hart: The Semi-Complete Guide to Evil 33
Jasmine: Scariest Villain Ever 49
A World Without Love: The Failure of Family in Angel 57
It's Not Easy Being Green and Nonjudgmental 65
Angel: An Identity Crisis 79
Parting Gifts 87
Why We Love Lindsey 93
It's a Stupid Curse 103
The Good Vampire: Spike and Angel 115
To All the Girls He Loved, Maimed and Banged Before 125
Victim Triumphant 133
Where Have All the Good Guys Gone? 139
The Path of Wesley Wyndam-Price 145
Death Becomes Him: Blondie Bear 5.0 153
Angel or Devil: Playing with Mythology and Folkore in the Angelverse 167
True Shanshu: Redemption Through Compassion, and the Journey of Cordelia Chase 179
The Assassination of Cordelia Chase 187
There's My Boy 199
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2004

    A fun perspective on a great show

    I really enjoyed this book. It dissects different charcters and issues from the show. Although some of the essays are a little bit long winded, it's still a fun read for Angel fans.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2004

    Five seasons of Angel is awsome!

    Five seasons of Angel is awsome! This is a very good book filled of Science fiction and fantasy Essays about Angel (David Boreanaz) and his team! There some essays on the Vampire Spike, Ex-Watcher Wesley Wydham Price, Lorne, Fred Burkle/Illirya, the Angel team taking over of Wolfram and Hart, many other stories! All the famous Science Fiction and fantasy writers contributed to this book! I like this book! highly recommended!

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