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Dracula's guest : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian vampire stories /

Authors: Sims, Michael,%1958-%editor Published by : Bloomsbury, (London :) Physical details: 467 p. ; 21 cm. ISBN: 1408808250 Subject(s): Vampires %Fiction. | Horror tales, English. | Horror tales | Short stories. Year: 2010
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-467).

Introduction: the cost of living / by Michael Sims -- They opened the graves / by Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens -- Dead persons in Hungary / by Antoine Augustin Calmet -- The End of my journey / by George Gordon, Lord Byron -- The Vampyre / by John Polidori -- Wake not the dead / attributed to Johann Ludwig Tieck -- The Deathly lover / by Théophile Gautier -- The Family of the Vourdalak / by Aleksei Tolstoy -- Varney the vampyre / by James Malcolm Rymer -- What was it? / by Fitz-James O'Brien -- The Mysterious stranger / by Anonymous -- A Mystery of the Campagna / by Anne Crawford -- Death and burial- vampires and were-wolves / by Emily Gerard -- Let loose / by Mary Cholmondeley -- A True story of a vampire / by Eric, Count Stenbock -- Good Lady Ducayne / by Mary Elizabeth Braddon -- And the creature came in / by Augustus Hare -- The Tomb of Sarah / by F.G. Loring -- The Vampire maid / by Hume Nisbet -- Luella Miller / by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- Count Magnus / by M.R. James -- Aylmer Vance and the vampire / by Alice and Claude Askew -- Dracula's guest / by Bram Stoker.

A treasury of Victorian-era vampire stories includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Oval Portrait" and Guy de Maupassant's "The Horla," in an anthology complemented by Transylvanian superstitions.

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