Folklore References


Abbot, G. (1903). Macedonian folklore. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Afanas’ev, A. (2006). Poetic views of the Slavs regarding nature. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski (pp. 195-211). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally published in 1869].

Barber, P. Forensic pathology and the European vampire. (1998). In A. Dundes (Ed.), The vampire: A casebook (pp. 109-142). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. [Originally published in 1987].

Barber, P. (1988). Vampires, burial, and death: Folklore and reality. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Bargheer E. (1931). Eingeweide: Lebens- und seelenkrafte des leibesinneren im Deutschen glabuen und brauch. Leipzig, Germany: de Gruyter.

Blum, R., & Blum, E. (1970). The dangerous hour: The lore of crisis and mystery in rural Greece. New York, NY: Scribner’s.

Burkhart, D. (1966). Vampirglaube und vampirsage auf dem Balkan. In Beitrage zur Sudosteuropa-forschung (pp. 211-252). Munich, Germany.

Cajkanovic, V. (1998). The killing of a vampire. In A. Dundes (Ed.), The vampire: A casebook (pp.72-84). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. [Originally published in 1923].

Calmet, D. (2006). Vampires of Hungary, Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski (pp. 119-172). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally published in 1759].

Cremene, A. (1981). La mythologie du vampire en Roumanie. Monaco: Editions du Rocher.

du Boulay, J. (1998). The Greek vampire: A study of cyclic symbolism in marriage and death. In A. Dundes (Ed.), The vampire: A casebook (pp. 85-108). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. [Originally published in 1982].

Dundes, A. (1998). The vampire as bloodthirsty revenant: A psychoanalytic postmortem. In A. Dundes (Ed.), The vampire: A casebook (pp. 159-175). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

Eaves, O. (2006). Modern vampires. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski (pp. 177-190). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally published in 1904].

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Hertz, W. (1862). Der werwolf. Stuttgart, Germany: A. Kroner.

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Jaffe, P., & Dicataldo, F. (1998). Clinical vampirism. In A. Dundes (Ed.), The vampire: A casebook (pp. 143-158). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. [Originally published in 1994].

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Krauss, F. (1998). South Slavic countermeasures against vampires. In A. Dundes (Ed.), The vampire: A casebook (pp. 67-71). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. [Originally published in 1892].

Lawson, J. (1910). Modern Greek folklore and ancient Greek religion: A study in survivals. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Lorentz, F., Fischer, A., & Lehr-Splawinski, T. (1935). The Cassubian civilization. London, England: Faber & Faber.

Lowenstimm, A. (1897). Aberglaube und strafrecht. Berlin, Germany: J. Rade.

Machal, J. (2006). Slavic mythology. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski (pp. 70-118). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally published in 1918].

Marinov, D. (1914). Narodna vera i religiozni narodni obichai. In Sbornik za narodni umotvorenija i narodopis (Vol. 28) (pp. 216-218). Sofia, Bulgaria: The Bulgarian Academy of Science.

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Moszyinski, K. (2006). Slavic folk culture. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski (pp. 212-217). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally published in 1967].

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Perkowski, J. (2006). The Bulgarian folkloric vampire. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski (pp. 527-537). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally published in 1992].

Perkowski, J. (2006). The darkling: A treatise on Slavic vampirism. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski, (pp. 317-488). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally published in 1989].

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Perkowski, J. (2006). A recent vampire death. In J. Perkwoski (Ed.), Vampire lore: From the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski (pp. 191-194). Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers. [Originally Published in 1976].

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19th Century Literature References


  • Anonymous. (2011). The mysterious stranger. In Dracula’s Precursors: The mysterious stranger & other stories (pp. 13-55). Hastings, England: ReScript Books. [Originally published in 1823].
  • Cholmondeley, M. (2011). Let loose. In Dracula’s precursors: The mysterious stranger & other stories (pp. 99-118). Hastings, England: ReScript Books. [Originally published in 1890].

  • Crawford, A. (1983). A mystery of the campagna. Chicago, ILL: Adams Press. [Originally published in 1891].
  • de Lamothe-Langon, E. (2011). The virgin vampire. Encino, CA: Black Coat Press. [Originally published in 1825].
  • de Maupassant, G. (1977). The Horla. In L. Shepard (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 89-111).
    Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1887].
  • Dumas, A. (2013). The pale lady. Read Books, Ltd. [Originally published in 1849].
  • Feval, P. (2003). Vampire city. Encino, CA: Black Coat Press. [Originally published in 1875].
  • Gautier, T. (2012). Clarimonde. In Three tales of the undead (pp. 5-32).
    Berkeley, CA: Another Leaf Press. [Originally published in 1836].
  • Gilbert, W. (2011). The last lords of Gardonal. In Dracula’s precursors: The mysterious stranger & other stories (pp. 57-98). Hastings, England: ReScript Books. [Originally published in 1867].
  • Le Fanu, S. (1977). Carmilla. In L. Shepard (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 17-85).
    Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1871].
  • Loring, F.G. (1977). The tomb of Sarah. In L. Shepard (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 153-165).
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  • Nisbet, H. (1900). The vampire maid. Project Gutenberg Australia. Retrieved on 15 September 2016 from http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0602481.txt
  • Polidori, J. The vampyre. (2013). In Three tales of the undead (pp. 33-55).
    Berkeley, CA: Another Leaf Press. [Originally published in 1819].
  • Rymer, J. M. (2008). Varney the vampire. In C. Herr (Ed.). Crestline, CA: Zittaw Press. [Originally published in 1847].
  • Stenbock, C. (1977). The sad story of a vampire. In L. Shepard (Ed.), The Dracula Book of Vampire Stories (pp. 115-122).
    Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1894].
  • Stoker, B. (2002). Dracula. In J. Riquelme (Ed.), Dracula (pp. 23-369).
    Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s. [Originally published in 1897].
  • Stoker, B. (1977). Dracula’s guest. In L. Shepard (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 215-232).
    Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1914, but written in the 1890s].
  • Tieck, J. L. (2016). Wake not the dead. San Bernardino, CA: Dodo Press. [Originally published in 1819].
  • Tolstoy, A. (1969). Amena. In L. Kuehl (Ed.), Vampires: Stories of the supernatural (pp. 155-183).
    New York, NY: Hawthorne Books. [Originally published in 1846].
  • Tolstoy, A. (1969). The family of a vourdalak. In L. Kuehl (Ed.), Vampires: Stories of the supernatural (pp. 92-125).
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    New York, NY: Hawthorne Books. [Originally published in 1841].

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20th & 21st Century Literature References


  • Benson, E. (1977). The room in the tower. In L. Shepard. (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 187-198).
    Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1912].
  • Benson, E. (1977). Mrs. Amworth. In L. Shepard. (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 235-248).
    Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1920].
  • Carter, A. (2015). The lady of the house of love. In The bloody chamber and other stories (pp. 117-135).
    New York, NY: Penguin Books. [Originally published in 1979].
  • Crawford, F. (1977). For the blood is the life. In L. Shepard. (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 169-184).
    Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1911].
  • David, P. (2014). Artful: A novel. Seattle, WA: 47North.
  • Del Toro, G., & Hogan, C. (2009-2011). The strain trilogy. New York, NY: HarperCollins.
  • King, S. (1975). Salem’s lot. New York, NY: Doubleday.
  • Kostova, E. (2005). The historian. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.
  • Lindquist, J. (2004). Let the right one in. New York: Thomas Dunne Books.
  • Matheson, R. (1995). I am legend. New York, NY: Tom Doherty Associates. [Originally published in 1954].
  • Newman, K. (1992). Anno-Dracula. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers.
  • Owen, L. (2014). The quick. New York, NY: Random House.
  • Rice, A. (1976). Interview with the vampire. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf.
  • Rice, A. (1985). The vampire Lestat. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf.
  • Roman, V. (1977). Four wooden stakes. In L. Shepard. (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 251-261).
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  • Shepard, L. (1992). The golden. Shingletown, CA: Mark V. Ziesing.
  • Stoker, B. (1977). Dracula’s guest. In L. Shepard. (Ed.), The Dracula book of great vampire stories (pp. 215-226). Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press. [Originally published in 1911].
  • Stoker, D., & Holt, I. (2009). Dracula the un-dead. New York, NY: Dutton.
  • Strieber, W. (1981). The hunger. New York, NY: Pocket Books.
  • Yarbo, C. (1978a). Hotel transylvania. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.
  • Yarbo, C. (1978b). The palace. Lancaster, PA: Stealth Press.

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Film References


  • Beebe, F., Brown, D. H. (Producers), & Siodmak, R. (Director). (1943). Son of Dracula [Motion Picture]. United States: Universal Pictures.
  • Belzberg, L., Rich, L. (Producers), & Landis, J. (director). (1992). Innocent blood [Motion Picture]. United States: Warner Brothers.
  • Bernhard, H. (Producer), & Schumacher, J. (Director). (1987). The lost boys [Motion Picture]. United States: Warner Bros.
  • Billitteri, S., Mercuri, P. (Producers), & Bava, M. (Director). (1964). Black sabbath [Motion Picture]. United States: Warner Bros. Pictures. [Originally released in Italy as I tre volti della paura in 1963].
  • Border, W., Soisson, J. (Producers), & Lussier, P. (Director). (2000). Dracula 2000 [Motion Picture]. United States: Miramax Films.
  • Brooks, M. (Producer & Director). (1995). Dracula: Dead and loving it [Motion Picture]. United States: Columbia Pictures.
  • de Luca, M. (Producer), & Shore, G. (Director). (2014). Dracula untold [Motion Picture]. United States: Universal Pictures.
  • De Rita, M. (Producer), & Bava, M. (1961). Black Sunday [Motion Picture]. United States: American International Pictures. [Originally released in Italy as La maschera del demonio in 1960].
  • Dieckmann, E., Grau, A. (Producers), & Murnau, F.W. (Director). (1929). Nosferatu [Motion Picture]. United States: Film Arts Guild. [Originally released in Germany as Nosferatu: Eine symphonie des grauensin in 1922].
  • Eger, R. (Producer), & Vadim, R. (Director). (1961). Blood and roses [Motion Picture]. United States: Paramount Pictures. [Originally released in France as Et mourir de plaisir in 1960].
  • Freedman, J. (Producer), & Dragoti, S. (Director). (1979). Love at first bite [Motion Picture]. United States: American International Pictures.
  • Fuchs, F., Mulvehille, C. (Producers), & Coppola, F.F. (Producer & Director). (1992). Bram Stoker’s Dracula [Motion Picture]. United States: Columbia Pictures.
  • Geffen, D., Woolley, S. (Producers), & Jordan, N. (Director). (1994). Interview with the vampire: The vampire chronicles [Motion Picture]. United States: Warner Bros. Pictures.
  • Gruskoff, M. (Producer), & Herzog, W. (Producer & Director). (1979). Nosferatu the vampyre [Motion Picture]. United States: 20th Century Fox. [Originally released in West Germany as Nosferatu: Phantom der nacht in 1979].
  • Gutowski, G. (Producer), & Polanski, R. (Director). (1967). Fearless vampire killers [Motion Picture]. United States: MGM Pictures. [Originally released in the United Kingdom as Dance of the vampires in 1967].
  • Hayes, J., Popplewell, B., van Buuren, M., Wolper, M. (Producers), & Salomon, M. (Director). (2004). Salem’s lot [Television Miniseries]. United States: TNT.
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  • King, S. (Producer), & Carpenter, J. (Director). (1998). Vampires [Motion Picture]. United States: Columbia Pictures.
  • Kobritz, R. (Producer), & Hooper, T. (Director). (1979). Salem’s lot [Television Miniseries]. United States: Warner Bros. Television.
  • Jaffe, H. (Producer), & Holland, T. (Director). (1985). Fright night [Motion Picture]. United States: Columbia Pictures.
  • Jaffe, S. (Producer), & Bigelow, K. (Director). (1987). Near dark [Motion Picture]. United States: F/M Productions.
  • Laemmle, C., Jr. (Producer), & Browning, T. (Producer & Director). (1931). Dracula [Motion Picture]. United States: Universal Pictures.
  • Mirisch M., Mirisch, W. (Producers), & Badham, J. (Director). (1979). Dracula [Motion Picture]. United States: Universal Pictures.
  • Molinder, C., & Nording, N, (Producers), & Alfredson, T. (Director). (2008). Let the right one in [Motion Picture]. Sweden: Sandrew Metronome.
  • Nunnari, G., Teper, M. (Producers), & Rodriguez, R. (Director). (1996). From dusk till dawn [Motion Picture]. United States: Dimension Films.
  • Shapiro, G. (Producer), & Gutierrez, S. (Director). (2007). Rise: Blood hunter [Motion Picture]. United States: Samuel Goldwyn Films.
  • Shepard, R. (Producer), & Scott, T. (Director). (1983). The hunger [Motion Picture]. United States: MGM/ UA Entertainment.
  • Sommers, S., Ducsay, B. (Producers), & Sommers, S. (Director). (2004). Van Helsing [Motion Picture]. United States: Universal Pictures.
  • Style, M., Fine, H. (Producers), & Baker, R. W. (Director). (1970). The vampire lovers [Motion Picture]. United Kingdom & United States: American International Pictures.
  • Towers, H.A. (Producer), & Franco, J. (Director). (1973). Count Dracula [Motion Picture]. United States: Crystal Pictures. [Originally released in Spain as El conde Dracula in 1970].
  • Versel, L., Hassell, M., Cornfield, S., Arida, M., Brightman, A. (Producers), & Heckerling, A. (Director). (2012). Vamps [Motion Picture]. United States: Anchor Bay Films.
  • White, S. (Producer), & Landers, L. (Director). (1943). The return of the vampire [Motion Picture]. United States: Columbia Pictures.

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