Tag Archives: The Vampyre

Events and CFPs: Vampires, pedagogy, Candyman, folk horror, Gothic adaptation, Gothic women

Quite a diverse selection here of CFPs, forthcoming events, and resources; OGOM’s Dr Sam George and Dr Bill Hughes discussing vampiric matters among them! 1. Polidor’s The Vampyre, In Our Time, Radio 4, 9.00/21.30, 7 April 2022 Melvyn Bragg and … Continue reading

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Polidori Vampyre Symposium report

Sorry for the delay, but we’ve finally produced the report on our fabulous symposium for the bicentenary of John Polidori’s The Vampyre, which was held 6-7 April 2019 at Keats House, Hampstead. You can read the report by following this … Continue reading

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Vampire’s Rebirth

Vampire’s rebirth: from monstrous undead creature to sexy and romantic Byronic seducer in one ghost story Sam George, University of Hertfordshire Victorian physician John Polidori took the vampire out of the forests of eastern Europe, gave him an aristocratic lineage … Continue reading

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