The Monster with a Thousand Faces: Guises of the Vampire in Myth and Literature

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Popular Press, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 152 pages
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Brian Frost chronicles the history of the vampire in myth and literature, providing a sumptuous repast for all devotees of the bizarre. In a wide-ranging survey, including plot summaries of hundreds of novels and short stories, the reader meets an amazing assortment of vampires from the pages of weird fiction, ranging from the 10,000-year-old femme fatale in Robert E. Howard's Conan the Conqueror to the malevolent fetus in Eddy C. Bertin's “Something Small, Something Hungry.” Nostalgia buffs will enjoy a discussion of the vampire yarns in the pulp magazines of the interwar years, while fans of contemporary vampire fiction will also be sated.

  

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Contents

Guises Of The Vampire An Inventory
3
The Vampire Motif in Weird Literature
36
Addendum
125

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Brian J. Frost is the author of "Book of the Werewolf and "The Monster with a Thousand Faces: Guises of the Vampire in Myth and Literature.

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