Meyer vs. the Quileute

Hop on over to the New York Times (while it’s still free online) and check out Angela R. Riley’s op-ed “Sucking the Quileute Dry.” In Riley’s account, vampirism becomes a metaphor for the exploitation of the tiny tribe’s cultural legacy by Meyer and the Twilight machine. (I’ve alluded elsewhere to the implicit racism in the representations of the Quileute boys in New Moon, so this latest callous wrinkle should come as no surprise.) Continue reading “Meyer vs. the Quileute”