Psychology of Joss Whedon: An Unauthorized Exploration of Buffy, Angel, and Firefly

Psychology of Joss Whedon: An Unauthorized Exploration of Buffy, Angel, and Firefly

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by Joy Davidson
     
 

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First there was Buffy the Vampire Slayer; then its spin-off Angel; then the cult hit Firefly; and its follow-up film, Serenity. They all had two things in common: their creator, Joss Whedon . . . and their surprising psychological depth.

Revisit the worlds of Joss Whedon … with trained psychologists at your side. What are the

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First there was Buffy the Vampire Slayer; then its spin-off Angel; then the cult hit Firefly; and its follow-up film, Serenity. They all had two things in common: their creator, Joss Whedon . . . and their surprising psychological depth.

Revisit the worlds of Joss Whedon … with trained psychologists at your side. What are the psychological effects of constantly fighting for your life? Why is neuroscience the Whedonverse’s most terrifying villain? How can watching Joss’s shows help you take on your own psychological issues?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933771250
Publisher:
BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Series:
Psychology of Popular Culture Series
Pages:
215
Sales rank:
819,536
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


Leah Wilson graduated from Duke University with a degree in Culture and Modern Fiction and is currently Editor-in-Chief, Smart Pop, at BenBella Books. She lives in Cambridge, Mass.

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