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Title Vampires : myths and metaphors of enduring evil / edited by Peter Day.

Published Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  398.45 VAMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 243 pages ; 22 cm.
Series At the interface/probing the boundaries ; v. 28.
At the interface/probing the boundaries ; v. 28.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I. Legend of the vampire : Getting to know the un-dead : Bram Stoker, vampires and Dracula / Elizabeth Miller -- "One for ever" : desire, subjectivity and the threat of the abject in Sheridan le Fanu's Carmilla / Hyun-Jung Lee -- Sex, death, and ecstacy : the art of transgression / Lois Drawmer -- The name of the vampire : some reflections on current linguistic theories on the of the word vampire / Peter Mario Kreuter -- The discourse of the vampire in First World War writing / Terry Phillips -- "Dead man walking" : the historical context of vampire beliefs / Darren Oldbridge -- Vampire dogs and marsupia hyenas : fear, myth, and the Tasmanian tiger's extinction / Phil Bagust -- Part II. Vampires for the modern mind : Vampire subcultures / Meg Barker -- Embracing the Metropolis : urban vampires in American cinema of the 1980s and 90s / Stacey Abbott -- Piercing the corporate veil-- with a stake? Vampire imagery and the law / Sharon Sutherland -- The vampire and the cyborg embrace : affect beyond fantasy in virtual materialism / James Tobias -- Looking in the mirror : vampires, the symbolic, and the thing / Fiona Peters -- "Death to vampires!" : the vampire body and the meaning of mutilation / Elizabeth McCarthy -- The un-dead : to be feared or/and pitied / Mursel Icoz -- "You're wining again Louis" : Anne Rice's vampires as indices of the depressive self / Pete Remington.
Other author Day, Peter, 1954-
Subject Vampires.
ISBN 9042016698