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Celluloid vampires : life after death in the modern world

Author: Stacey Abbott
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Challenges the conventional interpretation of vampire mythology and argues that the medium of film has reinvented the vampire archetype. This book traces the evolution of the American vampire film,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Abbott, Stacey.
Celluloid vampires.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007005470
(OCoLC)83609591
Named Person: Stoker, Bram; Dracula.; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stacey Abbott
ISBN: 9780292794696 029279469X
OCLC Number: 605919621
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 266 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: A little less ritual and a little more fun. PART ONE. Bram Stoker's Dracula from novel to film. Dracula: a wonder of the modern world --
The cinematic spectacle of vampirism: Nosferatu in the light of new technology --
From Hollywood gothic to hammer horror: the modern evolution of Dracula. PART TWO. The birth of the modern American vampire. The Seventies: the vamire decade --
George Romero's Martin: an American vampire --
Walking corpses and independent filmmaking techniques --
Special makeup effects and exploding vampires. PART THREE. Reconfiguring the urban vampire. New York and the vampire flaneuse --
Vampire road movies: from modernity to postmodernity --
Los Angeles: fangs, gangs, and vampireland. PART FOUR. Redefining boundaries. Vampire cyborgs --
Vampires in a borderless world.
Responsibility: Stacey Abbott.

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