Scholars and writers from the united states canada england and japan examine how todays vampire has evolved from that of the last century consider the vampire as a metaphor for consumption within the context of social concerns and discuss the vampire figure in terms of contemporary literary theory. Blood read is a fresh look at an old form offering lively lucid insights into the contemporary explosion of vampire fiction nothing else like it exists this book should set the terms for discussion about vampires for some time to come brian attebery idaho state university the vampire is one of the nineteenth centurys most powerful surviving archetypes owing largely to bela lugosis . It explores literature movies and the history of the vampire myth and how the vampire is still shaping our culture today the book also contains a reading list of books in the unofficial vampire canon you just have to read all of the essays to get it which is not as bad as it sounds. Get this from a library blood read the vampire as metaphor in contemporary culture joan gordon veronica hollinger the vampire is one of the nineteenth centurys most powerful surviving archetypes due largely to bela lugosis portrayal of dracula the bram stoker creation yet the figure of the vampire has . Blood read the vampire as metaphor in contemporary culture ed by joan gordon and veronica hollinger review alice m palumbo university of toronto quarterly volume 68 number 1 winter 1998 99
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