Contact: Kelsey Jackson
University of Missouri-Columbia
Caption: As fans eagerly await the Twilight Saga: Eclipse set for release on June 30, University of Missouri communication experts have published a scholarly book on Twilight, "Bitten by Twilight: Youth Culture, Media, & the Vampire Franchise," that analyzes the Twilight franchise and finds it to be unique for a variety of factors. In their book, communication professors Melissa Click, Jennifer Stevens Aubrey and Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz analyze the importance of gender dynamics to the Twilight franchise.
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