Vampire Anthology Volume I: A Collection of 50 Books, Stories and Poems

Vampire Anthology Volume I: A Collection of 50 Books, Stories and Poems

by Avalon Publishers, Bram Stoker, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, James Malcolm Rymer, George Sylvester Viereck
     
 
Before Edward, before Lestat, there were legendary vampires Dracula, Carmilla, Varney, and many others. This anthology presents the chronicles behind modern vampires and provides a chronological tour through vampire literature. Vampires have long captured the imaginations of famous writers, who wrote novels, stories, poems, and plays about the creatures of the night.

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Before Edward, before Lestat, there were legendary vampires Dracula, Carmilla, Varney, and many others. This anthology presents the chronicles behind modern vampires and provides a chronological tour through vampire literature. Vampires have long captured the imaginations of famous writers, who wrote novels, stories, poems, and plays about the creatures of the night. This anthology the romance, fear, and psychology behind vampires, and is an excellent resource for those who want to know more about vampire history or are planning to write in this genre.

This is Volume 1 of 2 and contains the following works:

Der Vampir, by Heinrich August Ossenfelder (1748)
Lenore, by Gottfried August Burger (1774)
The Bride of Corinth, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1797)
Wake Not the Dead, by Johann Ludwig Tieck (1800)
Thalaba the Destroyer, by Robert Southey (1801)
The Vampire, by John Stagg (1810)
Cristabel, by Samuel Tayler Coleridge (1816)
The Vampyre, a Tale, by John Polidori (1819)
The Giaour, by Lord Byron (1819)
Fragment of a Novel, by Lord Byron (1819)
Lamia, by John Keats (1820)
La Belle Dame sans Merci, by John Keats (1820)
The Viy, by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1835)
Berenice, by Edgar Allan Poe (1835)
The Dead Lover, by Theophile Gautier (1836)
Varney the Vampire, or The Feast of Blood: A Romance, by James Malcolm Rymer (1845)
The Vampyre, by James Clerk Maxwell (1845)
Morella, by Edgar Allan Poe (1850)
Metamorphosis of the Vampire, by Charles Baudelaire (1857)
The Last Lords of Gardonal, by William Gilbert (1867)
Carmilla, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu (1872)
The Vampyre (Stigioul), by Vasile Alecsandri (1886)
Ken’s Mystery, by Julian Hawthorne (1887)
A Mystery of the Campagna, by Anne Crawford (1887)
Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse, by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan (1887)
Let Loose, by Mary Cholmondeley (1890)
The Last of the Vampires, by Phil Robinson (1893)
The True Story of a Vampire, by Count Stanislaus Eric Stenbock (1894)
The Flowering of the Strange Orchid, by H. G. Wells (1894)
The Vampire of Croglin Grange, by Augustus Hare (1896)
Good Lady Ducayne, by Mary E. Braddon (1896)
The Vampire, by Rudyard Kipling (1897)
Dracula, by Bram Stoker (1897)
Dracula’s Guest, by Bram Stoker (1897)
The Tomb of Sarah, by F. G. Loring (1900)
Marsyas in Flanders, by Vernon Lee (1900)
The Vampire Maid, by Hume Nisbet (1900)
Luella Miller, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman (1902)
Lazarus, by Leonid Andreyev (1906)
The House of the Vampire, by George Sylvester Viereck (1907)
The Feather Pillow, by Horacio Quiroga (1907)
The Singular Death of Morton, by Algernon Blackwood (1910)
For the Blood is the Life, by F. Marion Crawford (1911)
The Transfer, by Algernon Blackwood (1912)
The Room in the Tower, E. F. Benson (1912)
The Vampire, by Conrad Aiken (1914)
An Episode of Cathedral History, by M. R. James (1914)
Aylmer Vance and the Vampire, by Alice and Claude Askew (1914)
The Vampire, by Jan Neruda (1920)
Mrs. Amworth, by E. F. Benson (1922)

Volume 2 is expected to publish in March 2011, and will contain additional carefully-selected and--in some cases--very rare texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012261007
Publisher:
Avalon Publishers
Publication date:
07/03/2013
Series:
Vampire Anthology , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,069,957
File size:
2 MB

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