New PDF release: The Monster Hunter in Modern Popular Culture

By Heather L. Duda

As monsters in renowned media have developed and grown extra complicated, so have those that tackle the activity of stalking and staking them. This publication examines the evolution of the modern monster hunter from Bram Stoker’s Abraham Van Helsing to today’s non-traditional monster hunters equivalent to Blade, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Watchmen.
severely surveying a various diversity of books, motion pictures, tv exhibits, and photo novels, this learn unearths how the monster hunter all started as a white, upper-class, informed male and have become every little thing from a vampire to a teenage lady with supernatural powers. Now frequently such as the monsters they’ve vowed to beat, sleek characters occupy a grey sector the place the conflict is frequently with their very own internal natures up to with the “evil” they fight.

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