The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead

Editor/Author Melton, J. Gordon
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-57-859281-4
Category: Mythology & Folklore
Image Count: 185
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book explores the historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular aspects of one of the world's most mesmerizing paranormal subject.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Photo and Illustration Credits
  • Foreword to Third Edition by Martin V. Riccardo
  • Introduction by J. Gordon Melton
  • Acknowledgments
  • Vampires: A Chronology
  • Preface: What Is a Vampire? by J. Gordon Melton
  • A
  • Ackerman, Forrest James
  • Aconite
  • The Addams Family
  • Africa, Vampires in
  • African American Vampires
  • Allatius, Leo
  • Alnwick Castle, The Vampire of
  • Aluka
  • America, Vampires in
  • Anemia
  • Angel
  • Animals
  • Appearance of a Vampire
  • Armand
  • Armenia, Vampires in
  • Ashley, Amanda
  • Atlanta Vampire Alliance
  • Australia, Vampires in
  • B
  • Babylon and Assyria, Vampires in Ancient
  • Baker, Roy Ward
  • Balderston, John L.
  • Baltic States, Vampires in the
  • Bangs, Nina
  • Banks, L. A.
  • Bara, Theda
  • Baron Blood
  • Bathory, Elizabeth
  • Batman
  • Bats, Vampire
  • Bava, Mario
  • Belanger, Michelle
  • Bergstrom, Elaine
  • Berwick, The Vampire of
  • Bibliography, Vampire
  • Bistritz
  • Blacula
  • Blade the Vampire Slayer
  • Blood
  • Bloodrayne
  • Borgo Pass
  • Borland, Caroll
  • Bouchard, Angélique
  • Boucicault, Dion
  • The Bram Stoker Society
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • Brides, Vampire
  • Brite, Poppy Z.
  • Browning, Tod
  • Bruja
  • Bruxa
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (movie)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (television series)
  • Bulgaria, Vampires in
  • Bullet
  • Bunnicula
  • Burton, Richard Francis
  • Byron, Lord George Gordon
  • C
  • Calmet, Dom Augustin
  • The Camarilla: A Vampire Fan Association
  • Carfax
  • Carmilla
  • Carradine, John
  • Carter, Margaret Louise
  • Cast, P. C. & Kristin
  • Castle Dracula
  • Chaney, Alonso “Lon”
  • Chaos! Comics
  • Characteristics of Vampires
  • Charnas, Suzy McKee
  • Chase, Cordelia
  • Chetwynd-Hayes, Ronald Henry Glynn
  • China, Vampires in
  • Christianity and Vampires
  • Chupacabras
  • Coffins
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
  • Collins, Barnabas
  • Collins, Nancy A.
  • Collinsport Players
  • Comic Books, The Vampire in
  • Cooke, Thomas Potter
  • Coppola, Francis Ford
  • Corman, Roger William
  • Count Dracula
  • Count von Count
  • Crime, Vampiric
  • Croglin Grange, The Vampire of
  • Crucifix
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Cullen, Edward
  • Cult of the Vampire
  • Cuntius, Johannes
  • Curtis, Dan
  • Cushing, Peter
  • Czech Republic and Slovakia, Vampires in the
  • D
  • Daniels, Leslie Noel, III
  • Dark Delicacies
  • Dark Shadows
  • Dark Shadows Fandom
  • Davanzati, Giuseppe
  • de Lioncourt, Lestat
  • de Villenueva, Sebastian
  • Deane, Hamilton
  • Decapitation
  • The Desert Island Dracula Library
  • Destroying the Vampire
  • Dhampir
  • Dracula
  • Dracula (1931)
  • Dracula (Spanish, 1931)
  • Dracula (1973)
  • Dracula (1979)
  • Dracula (Dell Comics Superhero)
  • Dracula (Marvel Comics Character)
  • Dracula ‘97: A Centennial Celebration
  • Dracula; or, The Undead
  • The Dracula Society (UK)
  • Dracula—The Series
  • Dracula: The Vampire Play in Three Acts
  • Drama, Vampire
  • Dreyer, Carl Theodor
  • Duckula, Count
  • Dumas, Alexandre
  • Dust
  • E
  • El Conde Dracula
  • Elliott, Denholm Mitchell
  • Elrod, P. N.
  • Elvira
  • Estries
  • Eucharistic Wafer
  • Ewers, Hanns Heinz
  • Explanations of Vampirism
  • F
  • Fangs
  • Feehan, Christine
  • Fingernails
  • Fire
  • Fisher, Terence
  • Florescu, Radu R.
  • Flying Vampires
  • Forever Knight
  • Forever Knight Fandom
  • Fortune, Dion
  • France, Vampires in
  • Frankenstein's Monster
  • Frid, Jonathan
  • Frost, Deacon
  • G
  • Games, Vampire
  • Garden, Nancy
  • Garlic
  • Garton, Ray
  • Gautier, Théophile
  • Germany, Vampires in
  • Ghouls
  • Giles, Rupert
  • Glut, Donald Frank
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  • Good Guy Vampires
  • Gothic
  • Greece, Vampires in
  • Greenberg, Martin H.
  • Gypsies, Vampires and the
  • H
  • Haarmann, Fritz
  • Haigh, John George
  • Haining, Peter Alexander
  • Hamilton, Laurell K.
  • Hammer Films
  • Harker, Jonathan
  • Harris, Charlaine
  • Harris, Xander
  • Harrison, Kim
  • Hartmann, Franz
  • Hawthorn
  • The Highgate Vampire
  • Holder, Nancy
  • Holmes, Sherlock
  • Holmwood, Arthur
  • Homosexuality and the Vampire
  • The Horror of Dracula
  • Hour of the Wolf
  • Huff, Tanya
  • Humor, Vampire
  • Hungary, Vampires in
  • Huntley, Raymond
  • Hurwood, Bernhardt J.
  • Hypnotic Powers?
  • I
  • I … Vampire
  • Incubus/Succubus
  • India, Vampires in
  • International Vampire
  • Internet, Vampires on the
  • Interview with the Vampire
  • Ireland, Vampires in
  • Italy, Vampires in
  • Ivan the Terrible
  • J
  • Jacula
  • Japan, Vampires in
  • Java, Vampires in
  • Jourdan, Louis
  • Journal of Vampirology
  • Juvenile Literature
  • K
  • Kali
  • Kalogridis, Jeanne
  • Keats, John
  • Kenyon, Sherrilyn
  • Kilpatrick, Nancy
  • Kindred: The Embraced
  • King, Stephen
  • Kürten, Peter
  • L
  • LaCroix, Lucien
  • Langella, Frank
  • Langsuyar
  • Le Fanu, Joseph Thomas Sheridan
  • Leatherdale, Clive
  • Lee, Christopher
  • Lee, Tanith
  • Lesbian Vampires
  • Lilith
  • Lilith, the Daughter of Dracula
  • Lindpainter, Peter Josef von
  • Lobishomen
  • London after Midnight
  • London, Dracula's
  • Loogaroo
  • The Lord Ruthven Assembly
  • Lory, Robert Edward
  • Lugosi, Bela
  • Lumley, Brian
  • M
  • Malaysia, Vampires in
  • Man-Bat
  • The Manor of the Devil
  • Marryat, Florence
  • Marschner, Heinrich August
  • Marshall, William B.
  • Matheson, Richard
  • McNally, Raymond T.
  • Melrose Abbey, the Vampire of
  • Mexico, Vampires in
  • Meyer, Stephenie
  • Midnight Sons
  • Miller, Elizabeth Anne
  • Miller, Linda Lael
  • Mirrors
  • Mist
  • Miyu, Vampire Princess
  • Moon
  • Morbius
  • Morris, Quincey P.
  • Moss, Stephanie
  • Mountain Ash
  • The Munsters
  • Murray (Harker), Mina
  • Music, Vampire
  • Myanmar, Vampires in
  • N
  • Name, The Vampire's
  • Native Soil
  • Near Dark
  • Necromancy
  • New Orleans
  • Newman, Kim
  • The Night Stalker
  • Niles, Steve
  • Nodier, Jean Charles Emmanuel
  • Nosferatu
  • Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie des Grauens
  • O
  • Oldman, Gary
  • Opera
  • Order of the Vampyre
  • Order Strigoi Vii
  • Origins of the Vampire
  • Orlock, Graf
  • P
  • Palance, Jack
  • Paraphernalia, Vampire
  • Parry, Michael
  • Paul (Paole), Arnold
  • Perfume
  • Philippe, Monsieur
  • Philippines, Vampires in the
  • Piérart, Z. J.
  • Pike, Christopher
  • Pitt, Ingrid
  • Planché, James Robinson
  • Plogojowitz, Peter
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Poetry, The Vampire in
  • Poland, Vampires in
  • Polidori, John
  • Political/Economic Vampires
  • Pontianak
  • Porphyria
  • Pozzessere, Heather Graham
  • Preacher
  • Protection against Vampires
  • Psychological Perspectives on Vampire Mythology
  • Pulp Magazines, Vampires in the
  • Q
  • The Queen of the Damned
  • Ramsland, Katherine
  • Redcaps
  • Renfield, R. N.
  • Riccardo, Martin V.
  • Rice, Anne
  • Rollin, Jean
  • Romance Literature, Vampires in
  • Romania, Vampires in
  • Rome, Vampires in Ancient
  • Ross, William Edward Daniel
  • Russia, Vampires in
  • Ruthven, Lord
  • Rymer, James Malcolm
  • S
  • Saberhagen, Frederick Thomas
  • St. George's Day
  • St. Germain
  • Sands, Lynsay
  • Sangster, Jimmy
  • Santo
  • Satan
  • Scandinavia, Vampires in
  • Schiefelbein, Michael
  • Scholomance
  • Schreck, Max
  • Science Fiction and the Vampire
  • Seeds
  • Selene
  • Seward, John
  • Sexuality and the Vampire
  • Shan, Darren
  • Shepard, Leslie Alan
  • Sighisoara
  • Silver
  • Skal, David J.
  • Skin, a Vampire's
  • Slavs, Vampires and the
  • Slayage
  • Sleep, Vampire
  • Smith, Lisa Jane
  • Somtow, S. P.
  • South America, Vampires in
  • Southern Slavs, Vampires and the
  • Southey, Robert
  • Spain, Vampires in
  • Spider
  • Spike
  • Stake
  • Steele, Barbara
  • Stoker, Abraham “Bram”
  • Strength, Physical
  • Suicide
  • Sukuyan
  • Summers, Buffy
  • Summers, Montague
  • Sunlight
  • Swan, Bela
  • Szekelys
  • T
  • Talamasca
  • Talamaur
  • Tehran Vampire
  • Television, Vampires on
  • Temple of the Vampire
  • Thailand, Vampires in
  • Tibet, Vampires in
  • Tirgoviste
  • The Tomb of Dracula
  • Trading Cards, The Vampire on
  • Transformation
  • Transylvania
  • Transylvanian Society of Dracula
  • Tremayne, Peter
  • TWILIGHT
  • Twilight (Movie)
  • The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  • The Twilight Series
  • U
  • Underworld
  • United Kingdom, Vampires in the
  • Universal Pictures
  • Vadim, Roger
  • Vambéry, Arminius
  • The Vamp
  • Vampira
  • The Vampire (Real Vampires)
  • Vampire Cult
  • Vampire Empire
  • Vampire Fandom: United Kingdom
  • Vampire Fandom: United States
  • Vampire Hunters
  • The Vampire Rapist
  • Vampire Research Center
  • Vampire Research Society
  • Vampire: The Eternal Struggle
  • Vampire: The Masquerade
  • Vampirella
  • Vamperotica
  • Vampyr
  • Van Helsing, Abraham
  • Van Sloan, Edward
  • Varma, Devendra Prasad
  • Varney the Vampyre
  • Victims
  • Visegrád
  • Vision
  • Vjesci
  • Vlad
  • Vlad Dracul
  • Voices of the Vampire Community
  • W
  • Ward, J. R.
  • Water
  • Weather
  • Werewolves and Vampires
  • Westenra, Lucy
  • Whitby
  • William of Newburgh
  • Wine
  • Witchcraft and Vampires
  • Wolf, Leonard
  • Wolfman, Marv
  • Women as Vampires
  • X, Y, Z
  • X-Files
  • Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn
  • Yorga, Count
  • Youngson, Jeanne Keyes
  • Zombies