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Author Meehan, Paul.

Title The vampire in science fiction film and literature / Paul Meehan. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
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Summary "This examination of the history of vampires within the science fiction realm also analyzes the role of science and pseudo-science from the 18th century to modern times. The history of the science fiction vampire in the cinema, from the silent era to the 21st century is given in detail. More than 60 films are discussed"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Origins -- The scientific origins of the vampire myth -- The science fiction vampire in literature -- The films -- Plagues of blood -- Mad scientists and vampires -- The psychic dimension -- Vampires vs. high technology -- Bloodsuckers from outer space -- Epilogue: the vampires we need.
Subject Vampire films -- History and criticism.
Science fiction films -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Meehan, Paul. Vampire in science fiction film and literature 9780786474875 (DLC) 2014018064 (OCoLC)869265536
ISBN 9781476616544 (electronic bk.)
147661654X (electronic bk.)
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