Hero's Journey, Heroine's return? Buffy, Euridice and the Orpheus myth

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An examination of the multiple ways in which the Orpheus myth is articulated within the narrative of the TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Bibliographic note

Based on a paper originally commissioned by Opera North in 2007 for their symposium celebrating the 400th anniversary of Monteverdi's Orfeo; later presented as a long paper at the Slayage biennial conference at Henderson University, Arkansas.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReading Joss Whedon
EditorsRhonda V. Wilcox, Tanya R. Cochrane, Cynthea Masson, David Lavery
Place of PublicationSyracuse, NY
PublisherSyracuse University Press
Chapter2
Pages40-52
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9780815652830
ISBN (Print)9780815633648, 9780815610380
Publication statusPublished or Performed - 2014

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  • Television studies, media studies