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Vampire in Slavic Cultures

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ISBN-10: 1631891162

ISBN-13: 9781631891168

Edition: 2nd 2018

Authors: Thomas J. Garza

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Eight hundred years before Bram Stoker gave us the West's most memorable vampire in Dracula (1897) and long before the exploits of Vlad "the Impaler" Tepes horrified Europe (1431-46), the Russian Primary Chronicles write of a Novgorodian priest as Upyr' Likhij, or Wicked Vampire (1047). The Slavic and Balkan worlds abound in histories, legends, myths and literary portraits of the so-called undead, creatures which draw life out of the living in order to sustain their own. These stories of the vampire simultaneously fascinate and horrify, as they draw the reader closer to an understanding of death and the undead. This unique volume brings together a wide variety of historical, critical, and…    
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List price: $129.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Cognella, Inc.
Publication date: 2/9/2018
Binding: Paperback
Language: English