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September 20 2011

"Buffy and the Heroine's Journey" - coming out next summer. Subtitled "Vampire Slayer as Feminine Chosen One", this book "explores how Buffy blends 1990s girl power and the path of the warrior woman with the oldest of mythic traditions".

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OK. At least three essays and an MA thesis have dealt with this general theme, so I'm looking forward to seeing (a) how this book puts a new spin on it and (b) whether the author acknowledges the earlier sources.
Ooh! Ooh! A new Buffy book! Now that I've read all the others for my independent study papers, I'm excited to see a new one coming out, ostensibly a deeper look at Buffy and Campbellian hero's journeys.
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