This book sheds some light upon the vampire figure from a cultural, anthropological and historical point of view; in order to understand the process undergone in the writing of the most famous vampire novel of all time: Bram Stoker s Dracula.An insight into Stoker s knowledge of previous vampire literature and folklore is offered to the reader, so that Stoker s depiction of his Count is understood.The reader will discover Elizabeth Bathory, the Vampire Countess; and the real Dracula, Vlad Tepes, who was known as Vlad the Impaler. Stoker s knowledge of these historical figures, as well as other various fascinating stories, myths and facts; will show the reader a new face of the most popular and well-known vampire figure in universal literature.?
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