Encyclopedia of the Vampire: The Living Dead in Myth, by S. T. Joshi,John Edgar Browning

By S. T. Joshi,John Edgar Browning

An exhaustive paintings masking the total variety of subject matters on the subject of vampires, together with literature, movie and tv, and folklore.

• approximately 240 A–Z entries on all points of vampirism

• pictures and illustrations of vampire movies, tv indicates, and different concerns when it comes to vampires

• short bibliographies referring the reader to secondary assets on person entries

• A normal bibliography of scholarship on vampires

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