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The Vampire Genome: The Best Vampire Stories, Poems and Essays (100 Texts)
     

The Vampire Genome: The Best Vampire Stories, Poems and Essays (100 Texts)

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by Martin Monreal, James Joyce, Arthur Conan Doyle, Bronte, Charles Baudelaire
 
Contains Clickable Table of Contents

The Vampire Genome (the companion volume to The Werewolf Genome) is the essential compendium of vampire literature. Equivalent to 1,500 printed pages, it traces the genesis and development of the vampire from Babylonian times to the twentieth century. The Vampire Genome collects 117 stories, poems and essays from around

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Contains Clickable Table of Contents

The Vampire Genome (the companion volume to The Werewolf Genome) is the essential compendium of vampire literature. Equivalent to 1,500 printed pages, it traces the genesis and development of the vampire from Babylonian times to the twentieth century. The Vampire Genome collects 117 stories, poems and essays from around the world, including classic masterpieces, hard to find texts, curiosities (like vampires in Hebrew Literature and Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’), historical documents, studies on the folkloric and religious origin of the vampire and related creatures such as ghouls, succubus, werewolves and actual blood-sucking bats. The present volume also features new translations of texts by Lautremont, Baudelaire, Nodier and Quiroga, among others.


Martin Monreal and Gabriela Garcia are the editors of the following anthologies: "Masters of Horror, Suspense and the Supernatural: 100 Stories," "The Vampire Genome: The Best Vampire Stories, Poems and Essays," "Trail of the Necronomicon: An Anthology of the Stories and Novels that Influenced H.P. Lovecraft," "TWILIGHT CREATURES: 40 Stories of Vampires, Werewolves, and other Unspeakable Beings," and "Love Hurts: the Best Vampire, Gothic and Supernatural Romances"


(Partial) Table of Contents

Mr. Elvesham by H.G. Wells
Count Magnus by M.R. James
The House of the Vampire by George Viereck
The Case of Constance Armande
The Dream Doctor by Arthur Reeve
The Feather Pillow by Horacio Quiroga
Only a Dream by H. Rider Haggard
Seaton’s Aunt by Walter De la Mare
The Inmost Light by Arthur Machen
Vampires in Germany
Ulysses (a fragment) by James Joyce
A Vampire Ad
Florimel by J.B. Cabell
The Vampire of Buenos Aires
On Horror Literature by Goethe
The Bride of Corinth by Goethe
The Woman of Berkeley by Robert Southey
Christabel by S.T. Coleridge
The Giaour by Lord Byron
The Prince Between the Coffins by Lord Byron
Frankenstein (excerpt) by Mary Shelley
The Vampyre by John Polidori
La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats
Arnold-Paul, Vampire by Charles Nodier
Clarimonde by Theophile Gautier
Varney the Vampyre (excerpt) by Thomas Prest
Jane Eyre (excerpt) by Charlotte Brontë
Wuthering Heights (excerpt) by Emily Brontë
The Metamorphoses of the Vampire by Baudelaire
The Haunted and the Haunters by Bulwer Lytton
Maldoror by the Count of Leautremont
Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu
The Temptations of St. Anthony (excerpt) by Gustave Flaubert
Clara Militch by Ivan Turgenev
The Horla by Maupassant
Olalla by R.L. Stevenson
The Ghost that Bit by Andrew Lang
The Fair by S. Baring-Gould
The Earth Draws by Jonas Lie
The Parasite by Conan Doyle
The Vampire by Rudyard Kipling
Jonathan Harker's Journal (from Dracula and Dracula’s Guest) by Bram Stoker
A Vampire in India by H.P. Blavatsky
The Windigo by Mary Catherwood
Travels in West Africa by Mary H. Kingsley
Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe
Rapaccini’s Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Cannibalism in the Cars by Mark Twain
The Three Urgandas by Madison Cawein
The Death of Halpin Frayser by Ambrose Bierce
No. 252 Rue M. le Prince by R.A. Cram
Luella Miller by Mary Freeman
Ken’s Mystery by Julian Hawthorne
Babylonian Demonology
Revenants in Ancient Egypt
Vampirism in Hebrew Literature
Solomon and the Demons by M.R. James
Greece and Rome: The Power of the Dead to Return to Earth
The Story of Apollonius of Tyana
The Corpse Watcher by Lucius Apuleius
Byzantium 542 A.D. by Procopius
The Kallikantzaroi by Clement Miles
The Tsarivna Arose from Her Coffin: A Cossack Folktale
Nukunguasik: An Eskimo Folktale
Miyan Bhunga: A Tale from the Punjab
Vikram and the Vampire (fragment)
The Demon is at Last Conquered (India)
The Vampire: A Gypsy Folktale
The Penanggalan (Malasia)
A Chinese Vampire
Jikininki (Japan)
The Basa-Jaun: A Basque Legend
Protection Against Witchcraft (Welsh Folklore)
The Hospital Lane by W.B. Yeats
The Danish History by Saxo Grammaticus
The Story of Glam
History of Sorcerers by Fornari
Vampires in The One Thousand and One Nights
The Story of Dalal
Count Ugolino by Dante Alighieri
Gods in Exile by Heinrich Heine
Allaci’s ‘De Graecorum Hodie Quorundam Opinationibus’
A Hungarian Countess: Elizabeth Bathory
The Coachman’s Companion: A Russian Folktale
The Phantom World by Agustine Calmet
The Succubus by Balzac

and other texts

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012170798
Publisher:
Torito Press
Publication date:
01/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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