Journals Higher Education

$24.95

Paperback

Published: 01 July 2016

320 Pages | 30 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784993627


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Open Graves, Open Minds

Representations of vampires and the Undead from the Enlightenment to the present day

Sam George and Bill Hughes

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first academic study to explore the new strand of sympathetic or humanised vampire as it has emerged in the twenty first century
  • Research has developed out of the high profile 'Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture' project
  • Boasts a number of high profile contributors including Sam George, Catherine Spooner and Stacey Abbott
  • Will appeal to enthusiasts, scholars and writers alike, drawing on literature, film, creative writing, critical theory, genre theory, Gothic, and the visual arts
  • The Transylvanian notebooks of the award winning novelist Marcus Sedgwick conclude the study, shedding light on folkloric vampire and recent trends in young adult fiction
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