by Clive Leatherdale, Aquarian Press,
(1985) Paperback. 215x125mm
256 pages. Index
NOTE: The Bibliographic page states "First Published 1985, Second Impression 1986"
1. The Vampire;
2. The Vampire in Christian Europe;
3. The Vampire in Literature;
4. The Life and Works of Bram Stoker;
5. The Origins of Dracula;
6. From Vlad Dracula to Count Dracula;
7. "Thank God for Good Brave Men";
8. "Sweet, Sweet, Good, Good, Women";
9. Sexual Symbolism;
10. Psychoanalytical Approaches;
11. Dracula as Christian Parody;
12. The Tarot and the Grail;
13. Dracula as Social and Political Commentary.
This work is a standard university text and has been translated into Italian and French editions.
"Should find itself on the shelves of all students of popular culture and literature." British Book News.
"The ever-intriguing, dark drama of Dracula never loses its hypnotic appeal under Leatherdale's direction." Gothic.
"Thorough on picking up Dracula's
many sexual symbols and echoes." Times Literary Supplement.