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Psychology of Dexter [electronic resource] / edited by Bella Depaulo.

DePaulo, Bella. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781935618331 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1935618334 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : BenBella, 2010.

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Formatted Contents Note: Table of Contents; Introduction; Predator on the Prowl; Rethinking Dexter; Naughty by Nature, Dexter by Design; The Psychology of Dexter's Kills; Deception: It's What Dexter Does Best (well, Second Best); The Scientist and the Serial Killer; On Becoming A Real Boy; The Angels on His Shoulder; The Dark Passenger in All of Us; The Dark Defenders; It's All About Harry; The Killer Within; Rita's Rocky Relationships; Denial and Rita; Why Psychopaths Like Dexter Aren't Really All That Bad; Faster, Dexter! Kill! Kill!; Being Dexter Morgan.
Summary, etc.: Dexter Morgan: Police forensic analyst. Family man. Serial killer. And the star of Showtime's most-watched series, Dexter. Aimed at Dexter devotees and armchair psychologists, The Psychology of Dexter takes on the psychological complexities of the popular 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? From the implications of faking normalcy (could it be behind Dexter's still-in-progress emotio.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Serial murders > Psychology.
Dexter (Television program)
Fine Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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