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Vampires and vampirism

Author: Montague Summers
Publisher: Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines vampire lore in fantastic detail, addressing such issues as how vampires came into existence, vampirish behavior, vampire-like ancient myths, and vampires in modern literature. Unabridged republication of the classic 1929 edition.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Montague Summers
ISBN: 0486439968 9780486439969
OCLC Number: 56905606
Notes: Originally published: The vampire. New York, E.P. Dutton, 1929.
Description: xx, 356 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The quest for Montague Summers --
The origins of the vampire --
The generation of the vampire --
The traits and practice of vampirism --
The vampire in Assyria, the East, and some ancient countries --
The vampire in literature.
Other Titles: Vampire
Responsibility: Montague Summers.
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This study examines vampire lore in fantastic detail, addressing such issues as how vampires came into existence, vampirish behavior, vampire-like ancient myths, and vampires in modern literature. Unabridged republication of the classic 1929 edition.

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