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The psychology of Dexter

Author: Bella M DePaulo
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BenBella, 2010.
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Dexter Morgan: Police forensic analyst. Family man. Serial killer. And the star of Showtime's series, Dexter. Aimed at Dexter fans, this book takes on the psychological complexities of the series with an eye towards insight and accessibility. It analyzes not just the title character, but his family, coworkers, and even his viewers. What makes Dexter tick? And what makes a show about a serial killer so appealing to  Read more...
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Title: The psychology of Dexter /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Bella M DePaulo
ISBN: 9781935618331; 1935618334; 1282785109; 9781282785106
Notes: Content: Introduction / Bella DePaulo -- Predator on the prowl / Jared DeFife -- Rethinking Dexter / Lisa Firestone -- Naughty by nature, Dexter by design / Joshua L. Gowin -- The psychology of Dexter's kills / Marisa Mauro -- Deception : it's what Dexter does best (well, second best) / Bella DePaulo -- The scientist and the serial killer / Morrie Mullins -- On becoming a real boy / Stephen D. Livingston -- The angels on his shoulder / Jeremy Clyman -- The dark passenger in all of us / Melissa Burkley, Edward Burkley -- The dark defenders / Wind Goodfriend, Chase Barrick -- It's all about Harry / Marisa Mauro -- The killer within / Adi Jaffe -- Rita's rocky relationships / David Barber-Callaghan, Nigel Barber -- Denial and Rita / Tamara McClintock Greenberg -- Why psychopaths like Dexter aren't really all that bad / Paul Wilson -- Faster, Dexter! Kill! Kill! / Matthew E. Jacovina, Matthew A. Bezdek, Jeffrey E. Foy, William G. Wenzel, Richard J. Gerrig -- Being Dexter Morgan / Christopher Ryan.
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Contents: Introduction / Bella DePaulo -- Predator on the prowl / Jared DeFife -- Rethinking Dexter / Lisa Firestone -- Naughty by nature, Dexter by design / Joshua L. Gowin -- The psychology of Dexter's kills / Marisa Mauro -- Deception : it's what Dexter does best (well, second best) / Bella DePaulo -- The scientist and the serial killer / Morrie Mullins -- On becoming a real boy / Stephen D. Livingston -- The angels on his shoulder / Jeremy Clyman -- The dark passenger in all of us / Melissa Burkley, Edward Burkley -- The dark defenders / Wind Goodfriend, Chase Barrick -- It's all about Harry / Marisa Mauro -- The killer within / Adi Jaffe -- Rita's rocky relationships / David Barber-Callaghan, Nigel Barber -- Denial and Rita / Tamara McClintock Greenberg -- Why psychopaths like Dexter aren't really all that bad / Paul Wilson -- Faster, Dexter! Kill! Kill! / Matthew E. Jacovina, Matthew A. Bezdek, Jeffrey E. Foy, William G. Wenzel, Richard J. Gerrig -- Being Dexter Morgan / Christopher Ryan.
Responsibility: edited by Bella Depaulo.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Additional Physical Format: Print version: DePaulo, Bella. Psychology of Dexter. New York : BenBella, ©2010
Year: 2010.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BenBella,
Standard Numbers: Stock no: 72E3F952-422E-49EA-800C-055390D25C40; National Library: 015904550
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HV6515; Dewey No.: 791.4572
OCLC No.: 669128328

Abstract:

Dexter Morgan: Police forensic analyst. Family man. Serial killer. And the star of Showtime's series, Dexter. Aimed at Dexter fans, this book takes on the psychological complexities of the series with an eye towards insight and accessibility. It analyzes not just the title character, but his family, coworkers, and even his viewers. What makes Dexter tick? And what makes a show about a serial killer so appealing to those of us at home?
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