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How to kill a vampire : fangs in folklore, film and fiction

Author: Liisa Ladouceur
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Citing examples from folklore, as well as horror films, TV shows, and works of fiction, this book details all known ways to prevent vampirism, including how to protect oneself against attacks and how to destroy vampires. While offering explanations on the origins and uses of most commonly known tactics in fending off vampirism, the book also delves much deeper by collecting historical accounts of unusual burial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Vampire films
Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liisa Ladouceur
ISBN: 9781770411470 177041147X 9781770904293 1770904298 9781770904309 1770904301
OCLC Number: 829738917
Description: xviii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: The sleep of reason produces monsters, or, The vampire and why it needs to be destroyed --
The evolution of vampire killing : a pop culture primer --
Detection, prevention and protection --
The weapons --
In praise of the slayer --
A few words on vampire suicide.
Responsibility: Liisa Ladouceur.

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Citing examples from folklore, as well as horror films, TV shows, and works of fiction, this book details all known ways to prevent vampirism, including how to protect oneself against attacks and how to destroy vampires. While offering explanations on the origins and uses of most commonly known tactics in fending off vampirism, the book also delves much deeper by collecting historical accounts of unusual burial rites and shocking superstitions from European history, from the "real" Serbian vampire Arnold Paole to the unique Bulgarian Djadadjii.

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