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Author Auerbach, Nina, 1943-

Title Our vampires, ourselves / Nina Auerbach.

Published London : University of Chicago Press, 1995.


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Physical description vii, 231 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Giving Up the Ghost: Nineteenth-Century Vampires -- 2. Dracula: A Vampire of Our Own -- 3. Our Vampire, Our Leader: Twentieth-Century Undeaths -- 4. Grave and Gay: Reagan's Years.
Summary Sometimes bewitchingly erotic, sometimes repellent, sometimes ravenous, vampires embody their societies' fears and forbidden dreams. In this wry, original book, literary critic and vampire enthusiast Nina Auerbach shows how every age embraces the vampire it needs and, at the same time, gets the vampire it deserves.
Subject Vampires -- History.
Vampires -- Psychology.
Gays in popular culture.
ISBN 0226032019 (cased) No price
0226032027 (paperback) £10.25