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Dracula: The Vampire and The Critics

Dracula: The Vampire and Critics Edited by Margaret L Carter, 1988 Themes of Racial Purity and the Terror over Race are in Dracula. There is the subtext Darwinian struggle of Global Politics in Dracula.  Britain had imperial opposition during Stoker’s … Continue reading

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Apocalypse

Apocalypse Apocalypse is the buzz word of the week, perhaps even the month or year.  December 21st marks the 13th b’ak’tun on the Mayan Calender.  It is not the end of the calender itself.  The Mayans mention future dates all … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Willow

Deconstructing Willow  The movie Willow opened in 1988 to less than warm reviews.  Many critics panned the fantasy film saying that the special effects dazzled, but that the story line was recycled and old.  They picked apart the film and … Continue reading

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