Vampires, Burial, and Death

Vampires, Burial, and Death
Author : Paul Barber
Publisher :
Total Pages : 239
Release : 2010
ISBN 10 : 0300164815
ISBN 13 : 9780300164817
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surveys centuries of folklore about vampires. This book offers an explanation for the origins of the vampire legends, from the tale of a sixteenth-century shoemaker from Breslau whose ghost terrorized everyone in the city, to the testimony of a doctor who presided over the exhumation and dissection of a graveyard full of Serbian vampires.

Vampires, Burial, and Death
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Paul Barber
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

Surveys centuries of folklore about vampires. This book offers an explanation for the origins of the vampire legends, from the tale of a sixteenth-century shoem
Vampires, Burial, and Death
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Paul Barber
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Surveys centuries of folklore about vampires and offers a scientific explanation for the origins of the legends.
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Language: en
Pages: 192
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Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-10-15 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

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Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Barbara Brodman
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Language: en
Pages: 325
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Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

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Pages: 1146
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Categories: Death
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: SAGE

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Language: en
Pages: 944
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Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-01 - Publisher: Visible Ink Press

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Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Bruce McClelland
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07-28 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Exploring how the vampire slayer began, this book goes further to ask why the true history of the vampire slayer has been so long ignored. It is of interest to
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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nina Auerbach
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Working with a wide range of texts, as well as movies and television, Nina Auerbach locates vampires at the heart of national experience and uses them as a lens
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Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: Liisa Ladouceur
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-01 - Publisher: ECW Press

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