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Dracula's Guest

A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Vampire Stories
(Book - 2010 )
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A treasury of Victorian-era vampire stories includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Oval Portrait" and Guy de Maupassant's "The Horla," in an anthology complemented by Transylvanian superstitions.
Title: Dracula's guest
a connoisseur's collection of Victorian vampire stories
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2010
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 467 p. ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: the cost of living / by Michael Sims
They opened the graves / by Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens
Dead persons in Hungary / by Antoine Augustin Calmet
The End of my journey / by George Gordon, Lord Byron
The Vampyre / by John Polidori
Wake not the dead / attributed to Johann Ludwig Tieck
The Deathly lover / by Théophile Gautier
The Family of the Vourdalak / by Aleksei Tolstoy
Varney the vampyre / by James Malcolm Rymer
What was it? / by Fitz-James O'Brien
The Mysterious stranger / by Anonymous
A Mystery of the Campagna / by Anne Crawford
Death and burial- vampires and were-wolves / by Emily Gerard
Let loose / by Mary Cholmondeley
A True story of a vampire / by Eric, Count Stenbock
Good Lady Ducayne / by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
And the creature came in / by Augustus Hare
The Tomb of Sarah / by F.G. Loring
The Vampire maid / by Hume Nisbet
Luella Miller / by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Count Magnus / by M.R. James
Aylmer Vance and the vampire / by Alice and Claude Askew
Dracula's guest / by Bram Stoker
Summary: A treasury of Victorian-era vampire stories includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Oval Portrait" and Guy de Maupassant's "The Horla," in an anthology complemented by Transylvanian superstitions.
Additional Contributors: Sims, Michael - 1958-
ISBN: 0802719716
9780802719713
Branch Call Number: FICTION Dra
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Michael Sims
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-467)
Subject Headings: Vampires Fiction
Genre/Form: Short stories
Horror fiction
Topical Term: Vampires
LCCN: 2010004449
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