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Encyclopedia of the Vampire: The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture
S. T. Joshi, Editor
Release Date: November 30, 2010




Description:

Encyclopedia of the Vampire: The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture is a comprehensive encyclopedia relating to all phases of vampirism—in literature, film, and television; in folklore; and in world culture. Although previous encyclopedias have attempted to chart this terrain, no prior work contains the depth of information, the breadth of scope, and the up-to-date coverage of this volume.

With contributions from many leading critics of horror and supernatural literature and media, the encyclopedia offers entries on leading authors of vampire literature (Bram Stoker, Anne Rice, Stephenie Meyer), on important individual literary works (Dracula and Interview with the Vampire), on celebrated vampire films (the many different adaptations of Dracula, the Twilight series, Love at First Bite), and on television shows (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel). It also covers other significant topics pertaining to vampires, such as vampires in world folklore, humorous vampire films, and vampire lifestyle.

Title Features:

• Nearly 240 A-Z entries on all aspects of vampirism
• Photographs and illustrations of vampire films, television shows, and other matters relating to vampires
• Brief bibliographies referring the reader to secondary sources on individual entries
• A general bibliography of scholarship on vampires
About the Author: S. T. Joshi is a widely published literary critic and editor.

ISBN: 0-313-37833-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-313-37833-1
386 pages
Greenwood Press
Publication: 11/30/2010
List Price: $85.00 (UK Sterling Price: £58.95)
Availability: Not yet published. (Estimated publication date, 11/30/2010)
Media Type: Hardcover
Trim Size: 7 x 10
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