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Encyclopedia of the vampire : the living dead in myth, legend, and popular culture

Author: S T Joshi
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2011.
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As the astounding popularity of the Twilight series has proven once again, the terror and romance of the vampire legend continue to cast a supernatural spell over mere mortals. From Bram Stoker's 1897 classic Dracula to F.W. Murnau's 1922 silent film Nosferatu to the most recent Hollywood blockbusters, vampires haunt our folklore, bookshelves, and movie theaters.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Encyclopedia of the vampire.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2011
(DLC) 2010025316
(OCoLC)548555690
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S T Joshi
ISBN: 9780313378348 0313378347
OCLC Number: 693776853
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 453 pages)
Contents: AfterAge --
"Angel" --
Amanda Ashley --
Elizabeth Bathory --
Charles Baudelaire --
E.F. Benson --
Elaine Bergstrom --
Algernon Blackbood --
Blacula --
Blade --
Robert Bloch --
Ray Bradbury --
Bram Stoker's Dracula --
Brides of Dracula --
Poppy Z. Brite --
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (film) --
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (TV Show) --
Lord Byron --
Ramsey Campbell --
"The Canal" --
Le Capitaine Vampire --
"Carmilla" --
Carpathian Castle --
Gail Carriger --
Carrion Comfort --
Suzy McKee Charnas --
R. Chetwynd-Hayes --
Children's vampire fiction --
Simon Clark --
Douglas Clegg --
Nancy A. Collins --
Comic book vampire series --
El Conde Dracula --
"Count Dracula" --
Dan Curtis' Dracula --
Dance of the Vampires --
Lee Daniels --
"Dark Shadows" --
Daughters of Darkness --
MaryJanice Davidson --
A Delicate Dependency --
August Derleth --
Doctors Wear Scarlet --
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
Dracula (Stoker) --
Dracula (1931 film) --
Dracula (1979 film) --
Dracula A.D. 1972 --
Dracula : Dead and Loving It --
The Dracula Archives --
Dracula on the Stage --
Dracula Unbound --
Dracula's Daughter --
Tananarive Due --
P.N. Elrod --
The Empire of Fear --
E. Everett Evans --
Fan organizations --
Christine Feehan --
Paul Feval --
Fevre Dream --
Feldgling --
Radu Florescu --
"For the Blood is the Life" --
Michael Thomas Ford --
"Forever Knight" --
Fright Night --
From Dusk Till Dawn --
Ray Garton --
Jane Gaskell --
Nancy Gideon --
The Gilda Stories --
Christopher Golden --
The Golden --
"Good Lady Ducayne" --
Charles L. Grant --
Barbara Hambly --
Laurell K. Hamilton --
Charlaine Harris. Lori Herter --
The Historian --
Nancy Holder --
Tom Holland --
"The Horla" --
Horror of Dracula --
Hotel Transylvania --
House of Dracula --
Robert E. Howard --
James Howe --
Tanya Huff --
Humorous vampire films --
The Hunger --
I Am Legend --
I, Vampire --
Interview with the Vampire --
M.R. James --
John Carpenter's Vampires --
Jeanne Kalogridis --
The Keep --
Sherrilyn Kenyon --
Lee Killough --
Stephen King --
Tanith Lee --
Fritz Leiber --
Bob Leman --
Let the Right One In --
The Light at the End --
Gordon Linzner --
Robert Lory --
The Lost Boys --
Love at First Bite --
"Luella Miller" --
Brian Lumley --
Manga and Anime Vampire Series --
Mark of the Vampire --
Martin --
Richard Matheson --
Stephenie Meyer --
Linda Lael Miller --
"La Morte Amoureuse" --
"My Dear Emily" --
"The Mysterious Stranger" --
"A Mystery of the Campagna" --
Near Dark --
Kim Newman --
The Night Stalker --
Nosferatu --
"Pages from a Young Girl's Journal" --
"The Parasite" --
Susan C. Petrey --
Meredith Ann Pierce --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Pierre-Alexis Ponson du Terrail --
Powers of the Campire --
Progeny of the Adder --
Psychic/energy vampires --
Kathryn Ptacek --
"Rappaccini's Daughter" --
Garfield Reeves-Stevens --
Religion and vampires --
"Revelations in Black" --
Jewell Parker Rhodes --
Anne Rice --
Role-playing games --
Fred Saberhagen --
Salem's Lot --
Lynsay Sands --
Peter Saxon --
Scholarship on vampires --
Science fiction vampires --
Sexuality in vampire fiction --
Shadow of the Vampire --
"Shambleau" --
Darren Shan --
"Share Alike" --
"She Only Goes Out at Night." Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula --
"The Shunned House" --
Dan Simmons --
Susan Sizemore --
Clark Ashton Smith --
L.J. Smith --
Jeri Smith-Ready --
"Softly While You're Sleeping" --
Some of Your Blood --
Angela Sommer-Bodenburg --
S.P. Somtow --
Son of Dracula --
"The Spider" --
Brian Stableford --
Bram Stoker --
The Stress of Her Regard --
Whitley Strieber --
Montague Summers --
Melanie Tem --
They Thirst --
Alexis Tolstoy --
"The Tomb of Sarah" --
Peter Tremayne --
"True Blood" --
"The True Story of a Vampire" --
Twilight --
Twilight films --
Underworld --
Der Vampir --
"The Vampire Diaries" --
Vampire fanzines --
Vampire hunter D --
Vampire in Brooklyn --
Vampire Junction --
Vampire lifestyle --
Vampire music --
Vampire romance --
The Vampire Tapestry --
Les Vampires de l'Alfama --
Vampires in poetry --
Vampires in world folklore --
Vampires on television --
Vampyr (film) --
Der Vampyr (opera) --
"The Vampyre" --
Van Helsing --
Varney the Vampyre --
Vikram and the Vampire --
"Viy" --
Vlad Tepes --
Martin Waddell --
"Wake Not the Dead" --
Freda Warrington --
Manly Wade Wellman --
Scott Westerfield --
Colin Wilson --
F. Paul Wilson --
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro --
Young adult vampire fiction --
Jeanne Youngson.
Responsibility: S.T. Joshi, editor.

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