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Vampires : myths and metaphors of enduring evil

Author: Peter Day
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2006.
Series: At the interface, 28
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Day
ISBN: 9042016698 9789042016699
OCLC Number: 879207270
Description: xiv, 243 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Part I: Legend of the Vampire:Elizabeth MILLER: Getting to know the Undead: Bram Stoker, Vampires and DraculaHyun-Jung LEE: "One for Ever": Desire, Subjectivity and the Threat of the Abject in Sheridan Le Fanu's CarmillaLois DRAWMER: Sex, Death and Ecstacy: The Art of TransgressionPeter Mario KREUTER: The Name of the Vampire. Some reflections on current linguistic theories on the etymology of the word vampireTerry PHILLIPS: The Discourse of the Vampire in First World War WritingDarren OLDRIDGE: "Dead Man Walking": The Historical Context of Vampire BeliefsPhil BAGUST: Vampire Dogs and Marsupial Hyenas: Fear, Myth and the Tasmanian Tiger's ExtinctionPart II: Vampires for the Modern Mind:Meg BARKER: Vampire SubculturesStacey ABBOTT: Embracing the Metropolis: Urban Vampires in American Cinema of the 1980s and 90sSharon SUTHERLAND: Piercing the Corporate Veil - With a Stake? Vampire Imagery and the Law James TOBIAS: Vampires and the Cyborg Embrace: Affect Beyond Fantasy in Virtual MaterialismFiona PETERS: Looking in the Mirror: Vampires, the Symbolic and the ThingElizabeth MCCARTHY: 'Death to Vampires!: The Vampire Body and the Meaning of MutilationNursel ICOZ: The Undead: To be Feared or/and PitiedPete REMINGTON: "You're Whining Again Louis": Anne Rice's Vampires as Indices of theDepressive Self
Series Title: At the interface, 28
Responsibility: edited by Peter Day.


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