A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories
9781408808252   Product Code: 18304
In 20 stories, this anthology traces the literary career of the vampire from John Polidori's The Vampyre (1819), through versions of the legends by Tolstoy, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Augustus Hare and MR James to Bram Stoker's Dracula's Guest (1914). Michael Sims provides an introduction, notes on the authors and commentary on the vampire genre then and now. No jacket.