The most influential and most famous of all vampire novels were published during the 1800s. Highly innovative for the times and groundbreaking, these stories took readers to an entirely new world and continue to this day to be read and loved by many. The stories below gave people something new to fear, something new to…Continue readingMajor Works in Vampire Literature Published in 1800s
Théophile Gautier was a noted French writer, poet and critic during the 1800s. Born 1811, Gautier grew into a highly influential figure in French literature and was the author of the well-known novels Mademoiselle de Maupin (1835) and Le Capitaine Fracasse (1863). His interest in the supernatural eventually led him to write the captivating vampire…Continue readingThéophile Gautier’s ‘La Morte Amoureuse’
“Please turn me into a vampire!” I read this comment here a lot. Now, before I continue I want to make it very clear that this is by no means an insult to those of you that wish to become a vampire. I totally understand your reasons for wishing it, so as I said, this…Continue readingPlease Turn Me Into A Vampire!
…and by “perfect vampire” I of course mean “perfectly stereotypical vampire.” Damn near everything has a label or image associated with it, especially vampires and vamps have one very big classic stereotype. Here is your list of instructions on how to be the perfectly horrid perfect vampire. Take notes, you want to get it right.…Continue readingHow To Be The Perfect Vampire