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Vampire Literature – Where did it all begin?

We love Vampire Novels and they are extremely popular these days but where did it all begin? The concept of the vampire has been around for centuries in folklore.  The first literary vampires appeared in 18th century poetry.  But it was with the publication of John William Polidori’s novella, “The Vampyre” in 1819 which began the vampire’s […]

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Dracula

  Bram Stoker’s 1897 Gothic Horror novel, Dracula did not invent the Vampire, but it has been credited as defining the vampire’s modern form and it has spawned a plethora of theatrical adaptions and movies.  And it, of course, introduced the character of Count Dracula, who has since featured in approximately 217 films as a major role. […]

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Vampire Literature

Vampires novels are extremely popular these days but where did it all begin? The concept of the vampire has been around for centuries in folklore.  The first literary vampires appeared in 18th century poetry.  But it was with the publication of John William Polidori’s novella, “The Vampyre” in 1819 which began the vampire’s popularity as a […]

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