Open Graves, Open Minds book: Table of Contents

OGOM Book: List of Contents


1. Sam George and Bill Hughes, Introduction                                                                        

2. Conrad Aquilina, The deformed transformed; or, from bloodsucker to Byronic hero – Polidori and the  literary vampire.                                                                                                         

3. Julieann Ulin, Sheridan Le Fanu’s vampires and Ireland’s invited invasion.                    

4. Sam George, ‘He make in the mirror no reflect’: undead aesthetics and mechanical reproduction – Dorian Gray, Dracula, and David Reed’s ‘vampiric painting’.                                                            

5. Lisa Lampert-Weissig, The vampire as dark and glorious necessity in George Sylvester Viereck’s House of the Vampire and Hanns Heinz Ewers’ Vampir.                                      

6. Stacey Abbott, The undead in the kingdom of shadows: the rise of the cinematic vampire.

7. Lindsey Scott, Crossing oceans of time: Stoker, Coppola and the ‘new vampire’ film.   

8. Malgorzata Drewniok, ‘I feel strong. I feel different’: transformations, vampires and language in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.                                                                                 

9. Catherine Spooner, ‘Gothic Charm School; or, how vampires learned to sparkle’.          

10. Jennifer H. Williams, A vampire heaven: the economics of salvation in Dracula and Twilight.                                                                                                                         

11. Sara Wasson and Sarah Artt, The Twilight Saga and the pleasures of spectatorship: the broken body and the shining body.                                                                                     

12. Michelle Smith, The postmodern vampire in ‘post-race’ America: HBO’s True Blood.

13. Kimberley McMahon-Coleman, ‘Myriad mirrors: doppelgängers and doubling in The Vampire Diaries‘.                                                                                                                    

14. Ivan Phillips, The vampire in the machine: exploring the undead interface.                   

15. Bill Hughes, ‘Legally recognised undead’: essence, difference, and assimilation in Daniel Waters’s Generation Dead.                                                                                                 

16. Marcus Sedgwick, The elusive vampire: folklore and fiction – writing My Swordhand is Singing.