The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television: A Comprehensive Bibliography (Paperback)
This comprehensive bibliography covers writings about vampires and related creatures from the 19th century to the present. More than 6,000 entries document the vampire's penetration of Western culture, from scholarly discourse, to popular culture, politics and cook books.
Sections by topic list works covering various aspects, including general sources, folklore and history, vampires in literature, music and art, metaphorical vampires and the contemporary vampire community. Vampires from film and television--from Bela Lugosi's Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood and the Twilight Saga--are well represented.
J. Gordon Melton is the distinguished professor of American religious history at Baylor University, Waco, Texas. He is also an accomplished scholar of vampire and Dracula studies and the author of multiple books. He lives in Woodway, Texas. Alysa Hornick has maintained Whedonology: An Academic Whedon Studies Bibliography since 2005. She lives and works in New York City.