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7 edition of The vampire in Europe found in the catalog.

The vampire in Europe

by Montague Summers

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Gramercy Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Vampires -- Europe

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMontague Summers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR830.V3 S82 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 329 p. ;
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL811647M
      ISBN 100517149893
      LC Control Number95048833

      (In Europe, too, exhumation protocol varied with region: Some beheaded suspected vampire corpses, while others bound their feet with thorns.) Often these rituals were clandestine, lantern-lit : Abigail Tucker. Vampires books for children and teens. October Book of the day The Vampire: A New History by Nick Groom review – an undead family tree. Published: 27 Oct

      Vampire fiction has been in existence for a while now, with the novel Dracula being the most famous vampire legend that ushered the vampire genre to the modern world. We now have vampire fantasy stories in many of our movies, literature and television shows. Top 3 Best Vampire Romance Books Reviews 1. Witchy Sour.   The Vampire in Europe Most dedicated vampire fans are probably aware of Montague Summers, an eccentric scholar of folklore and Gothic literature who wrote in the first half of the 20th century. He claimed to be a Roman Catholic priest, although (from what I've read) there's no clear evidence that he was in fact ordained after converting from Author: Margaret Carter.

      Now known in news stories as the Venice vampire, this tactic would cause the vampire to starve and not be a shroud eater. The Vampyre and Numbers. Just because a book series is set somewhere does not mean that there are actually a bunch of vampires running around the streets. Fans and tourists yes. A vampire is a creature from folklore that subsists by feeding on the vital essence (generally in the form of blood) of the living. In European folklore, vampires are undead creatures that often visited loved ones and caused mischief or deaths in the neighborhoods they inhabited while they were alive. They wore shrouds and were often described as bloated and of ruddy or dark countenance.


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The Vampire in Europe, Summers' second book dealing with vampire folklore, focuses on vampire lore and panics in various specific cultures and times in Europe, including ancient Greece and Rome, Britain, modern Greece, eastern Europe and Russia.

Summers is Cited by: 1. This particular book is the beginning of taking the Vampire War to Europe and should be pivitol in the series, but it just fell flat. Additi onally, there were inconsistencies in the story and intermittent evidence of poor editing.

For all of these reasons I rated the book at 3 and assigned it a sexy rating of /5(). The Vampire in Europe book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Presents a detailed account of vampires in legend, reality, an /5.

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During the vampire panic in New England, vampires were finding a new role in European books like The Vampyre (), Carmilla (), and. Most people believe vampires to be merely imaginary creatures concocted from harmless Slavic folktales.

But like all legends, they evidently have some basis in reality, In The Vampire in Europe the learned Montague Summers methodically gathers far~flung accounts of.

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They wore shrouds and were often described as bloated and of ruddy or dark countenance. Dark Ages Europe is a setting book for Dark Ages: Vampire that details the powers of Europe, and of the European vassal states in the Middle East, as they existed in the Dark Medieval of the World of Darkness.

Portions of the book update various cities and characters from their circa CE state (as seen in Vampire: The Dark Ages) to the year (the setting of the Revised Dark Ages line Imprint: White Wolf Game Studio.

THE VAMPIRE, His Kith and Kin examined the reasons for the old belief in Vampirism, its growth and dissemination in many lands, and its crystallization into a permanent and determinate legend.

This new volume, The Vampire in Europe, uniform with the other, deals with the subject from a Brand: Apocryphile Press. Vampire superstition thrived in the Middle Ages, especially as the plague decimated entire towns. The disease often left behind bleeding mouth lesions on its victims, which to the uneducated was a.

Read "Vampire In Europe" by Summers available from Rakuten Kobo. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis. The vampire is now a fixture in popular fiction. Such fiction began with 18th-century poetry and continued with 19th-century short stories, the first and most influential of which was John Polidori's The Vampyre (), featuring the vampire, Lord Ruthven's exploits were further explored in a series of vampire plays in which he was the antihero.

Montague Summers then turned to vampires, producing The Vampire: His Kith and Kin () and The Vampire in Europe (), and later to werewolves with The Werewolf (). Summers' work on the occult is notorious for his unusual and old-fashioned writing style, his display of erudition, and his purported belief in the reality of the subjects Alma mater: Trinity College, Oxford.

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Vampire travels is dedicated to Elizabeth Kostova's " The Historian". I was inspired by the tales of travel across Europe, some of these places we had already visited and couldn't resist blogging about them.

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This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice. Interview with the Vampire is Anne Rice’s debut novel published in [ ]Written: Like many other European countries, the “go to” method is the “living fires” in which they burn effigies, or a representation, of the vampire.

In Bohemia, present day Czech Republic, the vampire is known as "ogoljen" or "mura", and they would bury those suspected to be future ogoljen at a crossroads. European vampires are quite popular and ancient.

There are stories about the Draugr, Dhampir, Lamashtu, Incubus, Volkodlak, Upyr, Upier and Shtriga. The European vampire Lilith is even considered the mother of vampires, being one of the earliest vampires in Hebraic writing.

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Titled, "The Vampire of Europe" it is an attack on England and England's successful foreign policy of playing one European power against another in order to advance English interests.

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