by Clive Leatherdale, 3rd edition,
(2001) Hardback. 222x141mm
First published in 1985 by Aquarian Press. Revised edition 1993.
256 pages. Index
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. The Making of the Count;
7. "Thank God for Good Brave Men";
8. "Sweet, Sweet, Good, Good, Women";
9. "Kiss Me with those Red Lips";
10. Freud, Orality, and Incest;
11. "The Blood is the Life";
12. The Tarot and the Grail;
13. "The Count is a Criminal".
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.