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‘He comes back badder and bigger than ever!’: Adapting the masculine and negotiating the feminine in treasure-hunting adventure narratives Santaularia Capdevila, Isabel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2001)Over the last decades, genre fiction has witnessed the invasion of a host of female authors writing from a self-consciously feminist perspective who have shaken the structural and ideological foundations of genres such as ...
Santaularia Capdevila, Isabel (The Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies (AEDEAN), 2010)The paper analyses how television series Dexter generates complicity with its serial killer protagonist, Dexter Morgan, not only by giving him a heroic edge that overrides the monstrosity of his crimes, but also by focusing ...
Santaularia Capdevila, Isabel (The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), 2016)Contemporary adventure narratives—from westerns and war stories to thrillers and hard-boiled detective fictions—still insistently activate the myth of the frontier, which is offered as a space where men can achieve ...