The Byronic hero in film, fiction, and television

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Stein, Atara, 1959-
Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2009, c2004.
Edition:Paperback ed.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the Byronic superhero
  • "A fire and motion of the soul": nineteenth-century origins
  • "Not such a dork": the rehumanization of the Byronic hero
  • "I just want something I can never have": angst, egoism, and immortality
  • Star trek's Q: a Byronic hero for The next generation
  • "She moves in mysterious ways": the Byronic heroine
  • Conclusion: the vampire with the face of an angel.