• The Decadent Immortals of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles and The Public Poetry of W.H. Auden

  • By: Alan Jacobs
  • Length: 2 hrs
  • Speech
  • Release date: 12-17-99
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Mars Hill Audio
  • 1.5 out of 5 stars 1.5 (2 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Literary critic Alan Jacobs on the decadence of Anne Rice's vampire novels and the social themes in W.H. Auden's poetry. Whereas traditionally vampires are portrayed as blood-hungry fiends, Rice's books extol the power and freedom that these immortals enjoy. Jacobs explores the moral and literary consequences of this unabashed celebration of self-indulgence. Then, Jacobs dissects Auden's poetry and explains how the poet returned to the church after realizing that liberal humanism failed to provide answers to the problem of evil.
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