Slayage 20, May 2006 [5.4]

David Lavery and Rhonda V. Wilcox, Co-Editors

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Beyond Slayer Slang: Pragmatics, Discourse, and Style

in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Guest Editor: Michael Adams (Indiana University), Introduction | PDF Version


Cynthea Masson (Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, British Columbia), “Is that just a comforting way of not answering the question?”: Willow, Questions, and Affective Response in Buffy the Vampire Slayer | PDF Version

Caroline Ruddell (Brunel University, Middlesex, UK), “I am the law” “I am the magics”: Speech, Power and the Split Identity of Willow in Buffy the Vampire Slayer | PDF Version

Jesse Saba Kirchner (University of California, Santa Cruz), And in Some Language That’s English? Slayer Slang and Artificial Computer Generation | PDF Version

Mark Peters (Empire State College), Getting a Wiggins and Being a Bitca: How Two Items of Slayer Slang Survive on the Television Without Pity Message Boards | PDF Version

Katrina Blasingame (Columbia College, Chicago), “I can’t believe I’m saying it twice in the same century . . . but ‘duh . .  .’” The Evolution of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sub-Culture Language through the Medium of Fanfiction | PDF Version


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Recommended. Here and in each issue of Slayage the editors will recommend or note writing on BtVS appearing elsewhere.

Samuel Chambers and Daniel Williford. 'Anti-Imperialism in the Buffyverse: A Challenge to the Mythos of Bush as Vampire-Slayer'. Poroi 3.2, 2004.


Jennifer A. Hudson, "She’s Unpredictable": Illyria and the Liberating Potential of Chaotic Postmodern Identity

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