Acknowledgments: For Those Who Turned Us. Twilight's Timeline. Introduction: Frozen in Time ( Nancy R. Reagin ). PART ONE: Your Basic Human-Vampire-Werewolf/Shape-shifter Triangle: Bella, Edward, and Jacob. 1 "An Old-Fashioned Gentleman"? Edward's Imaginary History ( Kate Cochran ). 2 Biting Bella: Treaty Negotiation, Quileute History, and Why "Team Jacob" Is Doomed to Lose ( Judith Leggatt and Kristin Burnett ). 3 CinderBella: Twilight, Fairy Tales, and the Twenty-First-Century American Dream ( Sara Buttsworth ). 4 Courting Edward Cullen: Courtship Rituals and Marital Expectations in Edward's Youth ( Catherine Coker ). PART TWO: Some Family History: The Cullen Coven. 5 Jasper Hale, the Oldest Living Confederate Veteran ( Elizabeth Baird Hardy ). 6 Smoky Mountain Twilight: The Appalachian Roots of Emmett McCarty Cullen and His Family ( Elizabeth Baird Hardy ). 7 Better Turned Than "Cured"? Alice and the Asylum ( Grace Loiacono and Laura Loiacono ). 8 Carlisle Cullen and the Witch Hunts of Puritan London ( Janice Liedl ). 9 A Subtle and Dangerous Gift: Jasper Hale and the Specter of the American Civil War ( Andrea Robertson Cremer ). 10 Like Other American Families, Only Not: The Cullens and the "Ideal" Family in American History ( Kyra Glass von der Osten ). PART THREE: A World of Vampires: The Volturi and Beyond. 11 The Sort of People Who Hired Michelangelo as Their Decorator: The Volturi as Renaissance Rulers ( Birgit Wiedl ). 12 "Where Do the Cullens Fit In?": Vampires in European Folklore, Science, and Fiction ( Eveline Brugger ). 13 Getting Younger Every Decade: Being a Teen Vampire during the Twentieth Century ( Kat Burkhart ). The Forks High School Faculty. Index: Alice Foresaw All of This.
Nancy R. Reagin is a professor of history and women's and gender studies at Pace University, who has published several books in modern European history. Her current research focuses on the history of literary fan communities. She's also an active fan who has worked on fan archives and Web sites, and has helped build fan organizations. She rooted for Team Jacob long after most reasonable people would have given up hope.