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The Vampire in Science Fiction Film and Literature

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Vampires have been a popular subject for writers since their inception in 19th century Gothic literature and, later, became popular with filmmakers. Now the classical vampire is extinct, and in its place are new vampires who embrace the hi-tech worlds of science fiction.
This book is the first to examine the history of vampires in science fiction. The first part considers
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Kindle Edition, 236 pages
Published June 23rd 2014 by McFarland (first published January 1st 2014)
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Stewart Stafford
I was looking forward to this book and was a little disappointed. While it does list some obscure books and movies related to vampires that you will want to check out, most of the book is taken up by the author lazily relaying entire plots (without spoiler warnings!) of dozens of books and movies. I could go on Wikipedia if I wanted to read the plot of something. I had to skip ahead sometimes to avoid finding out crucial twists and wanted to hear more of the writer's opinion. I found my ...more
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