The Everything Vampire Book: From Vlad the Impaler to the vampire Lestat - a history of vampires in Literature, Film, and Legend (Google eBook)

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Everything Books, Dec 17, 2008 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 304 pages
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From Bram Stoker's "Dracula", to Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series, vampires have fascinated and frightened young and old alike for centuries. Whether it is an evil, sharp-fanged creature who appears from the mist, or a handsome, erotic man or woman of mystery, the vampire in all its incarnations is one of the most popular and intriguing characters of literature and film. Vampires alternately terrorize and become objects to be idolized and desired. This book examines their notorious history and legends, their evolution and portrayal in books, television, and cinema, and the on going fascination with the 'vampire lifestyle'.
  

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GREAT BOOK FOR TWILIGHT FANS !!!

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Contents

Vampires in Lore 7 Live Long and Prosper 8 European Bloodsuckers 9 Greek Origins
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Once Bitten Twice Shy 131 The Chronicles of William of Newburgh 132 ErzébetBathóry 134 Henry
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The Seventies Through the New Millennium 227 The Vampire in Modern Cinema 228 The 1970s Love Lust and the Ludicrous
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Stoking the Flames 27 Early Writings of the Undead 28 The Vampyre 28 Varney the Vampyre
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Dear Diary 39 To Live and Die in Romania 40 Abraham Van Helsing 40 Jonathan
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In Search of Dracula
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Dracula Under Fire 67 He Did What? 68 Surveying the Landscape
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How Vampires Are Created 76 The Fear Factor 77 Epidemic Proportion
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Your Ash
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The Vampire ofHannover 151 The DüsseldorfVampire 154 Vampires
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The Romantic Vampire 164 Paranormal Nosferatu 165
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Enter Dracula Stage Right 179 Hammering Out Horror
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The Silent Era Through the Swinging Sixties 207 Silver Screen Suckers 208 The Silent Era 208 The 1930s The Dawn
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The Comedy ofHorror 215 The 1950s Bat Out
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SmallScreen Bloodsuckers 249 Early Television Vampires 250 The Munsters 250 Dark Shadows 251
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ModernDay Vampirism 263 Types of Vampires 264 The Exotic Erotic Bloodsucker 264 Psyche
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Smooth Operators
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Superhuman Powers 94 WhatsinaName? 97 Dressing the Part
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Combating an Immortal 104 Practical Protection 105 Hallowed Weapons
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So You Want to Be a Vampire? 273 The Downside of Immortality 274 Tales from the Crypt 276 Preternatural
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Bloody Good Show 280 Is Your NeighboraNosferatu? 282
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