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Soon, students at Cambridge University will be getting a new supplement to their educations: books from Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight series.
According to BBC News, a newly-opened Cambridge center for the study of children’s literature (they call it a “centre,” naturally) will cover, among other things, Twilight, the Harry Potter series, and video games as works of literature.
In an interview, the soon-to-be director of the center/centre dismissed suggestions that Twilight and other contemporary series are “trash,” and even said that academics had something to learn about the ethical development of young people from children’s series and video games:

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Professor Maria Nikolajeva, who will be the centre’s first director, said it was important to get an understanding of what was influencing young people.
She said: “It’s easy to say that these things are just kids’ fashions or that they’re trash, but I don’t believe that’s good enough.
“If what we regard as trash is popular with young people, we need to know why and whether, as researchers and teachers, we can offer them something that addresses the same needs but also deals with these themes in a critical and ethical way.”
She added many trainee teachers did not understand the significance of the latest children’s books or films when they went into the classroom.
“Studying this can help us deal with questions which are important not only for the children themselves, but for adults as well,” she added.

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Lindsay
09 February 2010 @ 07:14 am
+3 Twilight banners
+19 Twilight related icons
+32 Glee/cast icons
+4 Sam/Zoe icons
+21 LOTS icons
+27 Supernatural icons
+16 Vampire diaries icons


Preview:


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Lindsay
09 February 2010 @ 10:20 am

Here is your weekly movie discussion! talk about anything movie related here!

QUESTION:
what scenes do you hope they keep in the movie or out of the movie?
 
 
time_lights
09 February 2010 @ 12:27 pm

22 ICONS (Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Eclipse, The Runaways)
2 BANNERS (Pattinson/Stewart, New Moon)




HERE @ http://time-lights.livejournal.com/
 
 
 
Steph
09 February 2010 @ 02:06 pm
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Devin
09 February 2010 @ 02:22 pm
 
 
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OB_supporter
09 February 2010 @ 02:32 pm
From thecrimson.com:

Many fans of the popular "Twilight" saga and its film franchise would like to maintain the illusion that the Cullens´ sparkling diamond-like skin is merely an unfortunate sun-induced vampire affliction, or that Taylor Lautner´s transformation into a werewolf in the film version of "New Moon" is a manifestation of a Quilete tribe member´s coming-of-age in a troubled, vampire-ridden world.

However, the mystical, supernatural feats depicted in the grossly popular "Twilight" movies, based on Stephanie Meyer´s novels, can be attributed to one equation that is applied each time a digital effect is added to a film:

O = A x M + B x (1 x M)

Or in other words, the over-composite image-the final cohesive shot one sees-is equal to a combination of two or more constituent images-digital and film stills-layered together.

On Wednesday, Eric Pascarelli, visual effects supervisor of Prime Focus VFX, and Matt Jacobs, visual effects supervisor of Tippet Studio, teamed up at the Museum of Science to deliver "Conjuring New Moon," an explanation of the CGI effects responsible for Edward´s shimmering skin, Bella´s lovesick hallucinations, and the Quilete tribe´s werewolf transformations in the popular second film installment.

Pascarelli first explained the techno-genius behind "The Diamond Guy Effect," the studio´s name for the glitter effect applied to Edward when he steps into sunlight. Pascarelli showed a video clip of Edward (Robert Pattinson), wracked with teenage angst, unbuttoned shirt framing his subtly painted abs. Over the sounds of screaming, excited fans mooning over Edward at the shooting, Pascarelli addressed the audience-a motley crew of middle-aged women and nerdy computer science high school students: "We based the glittering of his skin off of Thrassos marble," Pascarelli said, as he replayed the clip of Edward´s shimmering, Greek-god like abs over, and over, and over again.
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Amy
09 February 2010 @ 04:38 pm
Title: Eye of the Beholder
Author: scarlett71177
Characters/Pairing: Edward/Bella
Rating: PG-13
Category: Romance, one shot
Summary: Edward and Bella enjoy their first official date with the help of
Michelangelo's art. Set during the happy summer between Twilight and New Moon.

This was our first date, long past due.
 
 
 
Lily
09 February 2010 @ 05:56 pm
Remember me & Eclipse icons




see the rest here@my livejournal
 
 
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1cupofrpattz
09 February 2010 @ 07:08 pm
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10+ animations of Pop Sugar's exclusive Remember Me clip, featuring new footage: http://www.twilightpoison.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=1002
 
 
 
 
 
fake bitch can't write, but can walk like a tiger
09 February 2010 @ 07:28 pm
Title: Burning The Edges
Author: gangsterdorothy
Characters/Pairing: All canon pairings.
Rating: M
Category: General
Spoilers: None
Summary:Bella is an anti-social pyro with a colorful personality. However, she soon begins to make friends, face enemies, learn what her family means, and finds out some things she never knew she was missing in her life. AH, AU, OOC mostly for Bella.

A/N: Bella's character in the beginning chapters is a little harsh, but only because she is so withdrawn. She does lighten up after that.


First Chapter / Latest Chapter

Preview:
(His fingers traced up and down my upper arm, leaving trails of warmth in its path. “It is, but it’s worth getting the fuck out of here for.”

I snickered.

“What?” Edward smiled, his eye brows scrunching in bemusement.

“It’s always adorable when you curse.” My finger traced some of the icing off of a cupcake.
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your brown eyes are my blue skies
09 February 2010 @ 07:45 pm
I messed up the link!! sorry :( It's fixed now

001-028 Ashley Greene

029-044 Kristen Stewart
045-069 Robert Pattinson
070-130 Remember Me
131-136 Eclipse

Wallpaper: 1 Robert Pattinson, 1 Robert & Kristen

+ Requested Icons





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The Invisible Girl
09 February 2010 @ 08:11 pm

Title: You Were Mine All Along 
Author: xtalleenx (ThexInvisiblexGirl on ff.net)
Chapter: 6/30 - Edward's POV
Pairing: Edward/Bella
Rating: T
Summary: AU/AH. 3 years after If You Were Mine: Things between Edward and Bella can't get more perfect. But what happens when Bella gets the chance of a lifetime, and must choose between her love and her career? 

** Make sure to read If You Were Mine first - find it here

 Chapter One  |  Chapter Six


Chapter preview:

I halted in front of the bathroom. The door wasn't shut all the way, which was odd. "Bella?" I knocked lightly on the door; it creaked open. I took an instinctive step back when a cloud of steam spilt into the hallway. What the hell?

I squinted into the room. There was a huddled figure in the bathtub. I didn't wait for the steam to evaporate so I could have a better look. I rushed into the room, heart racing with panic. "Bella?"
 


** banner under the cut - huge thankyou to mizra ! 

 

 

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danni ϟ my patronus is a meerkat
09 February 2010 @ 08:50 pm
Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket
here @ mine
 
 
 
 
 
Steph
09 February 2010 @ 09:25 pm
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Q&A Post!


As we are feeling uncreative today, this will simply be a question and answer post. Ask anything you're curious about, etc. Others will leave their answer.

Have fun!
 
 
Current Mood: boredbored
 
 
 
Linda
09 February 2010 @ 09:54 pm


4 folders | 477 Caps | 640X360 pixels

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source: twilightxchange
 
 
VamptasticVamp

Author: VamptasticVamp
Title: The Young Bella / The Young Victoria - TRAILER
Note: Let's chceck my other videos shall we? Right HERE :)


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Current Mood: dorkydorky
 
 
 
patron saint of switchblade fights
09 February 2010 @ 10:11 pm

Love Vigilantes


Character(s): Edward & Bella

Chapter 3: He Lays in the Reins

Genre(s): General/Romance
Rating: Rated: M
Summary: As punishment for his reckless ways, Edward's parents send him from
his home in Chicago to live with his uncle in Forks. Slightly OOC

Prologue            Chapter 1: Dearest Forsaken        Chapter 2: Sacred Vision
 
 
Current Mood: coldcold
Current Music: the time traveller's wife
 
 
Susy
09 February 2010 @ 11:15 pm
[01-33] Harry Potter
[34-52] Harry Potter/Twilight
[53-56]  New Moon
[57-72]  Robert Pattinson
[73-85]  Romeo and Juliet (1968)


Previews

HERE @ MY LIVEJOURNAL
 
 
 
keeks_two
09 February 2010 @ 11:27 pm
Title: Not Without You
Chapter 35: Keys
Author: keeks_two
Rating: M for language and lemonade
Disclaimer: Stephenie Meyer owns Twilight
Summary: Sequel to The Path We Chose. The continuation of the love and relationship of Edward and Bella, two self-aware teenagers who are forced to grow up quickly. Together they battle problems and find their inner strength. No love triangles. All canon couples: E/B, A/J, R/Em. Renee is the most OOC. Fluffy beginning, drama ensues, no dark themes. AH AU OOC

Not Without You
Chapter 34: Clear Chapter 35: Keys
The Path We Chose

Twilighted forum discussion thread set up by myimm0rtal:
http://www.twilighted.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=7726&p=829227#p829227
The Path We Chose is now available at Twilighted

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