'Twilight', controversy and the Gothic literary tradition

Dec 5, 2011

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With the fourth installment of the 'Twilight' film series currently in theaters, Intersection took another critical look at the teen vampire phenomenon. Does this latest film deliberately promote a socially conservative agenda, as some critics argue? Or, are the story line and fan frenzy simply the lifeblood of a Gothic literary tradition that will not die off after hundreds of years?