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Dracula's Guest - Victorioan Vampire Stories

Sims Michael

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KiadóBloomsbury
CélcsoportFelnőtt
Oldalszám467
KötésFűzött
Súly0.329 kg
Méret (cm)13.0x19.7x3.0
ISBN9781408809969
NyelvAngol
Nyelvi szintC1-felsőfokú nyelvv.
Kiadás éve2011
Even in the twenty-first century, the undead walk among us...Before Twilight and True Blood, vampires haunted the nineteenth century, when brilliant writers indulged their bloodthirsty imaginations, culminating in Bram Stoker's legendary 1897 novel,
Dracula. Acclaimed author and anthologist Michael Sims brings together the finest vampire stories of the Victorian era in a unique collection that highlights their cultural variety. Beginning with the supposedly true accounts that captivated Byron and
Shelley, the stories range from Aleksei Tolstoy's tale of a vampire family to Fitz James O'Brien's invisible monster to Mary Elizabeth Braddon's rich and sinister widow, Good Lady Ducayne. Sims also includes a nineteenth-century travel tour of
Transylvanian superstitions, and finishes the collection with Stoker's own Dracula's Guest - a chapter omitted from his landmark novel. Vampires captivated Victorian society, and these wonderful stories demonstrate how Romantic and Victorian writers
refined the raw ore of peasant superstition into a whole vampire mythology of aristocratic decadence and innocence betrayed.