Book: The Vampire, His Kith and Kin
Author: Montague Summers

The Vampire, His Kith and Kin By Montague Summers

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Pages (PDF): 348
Publication Date: 1928

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In this work Summers discusses the vampire phenomena from a Catholic perspective. This book has all of the apparatus to qualify as an academic study, including footnotes, extensive quotations in the original languages, and references to rare source documents. Of particular interest is the final chapter, which traces the development of the vampire craze in 19th century literature. Chapters include: The Origins Of The Vampire; The Generation Of The Vampire; The Traits And Practice Of Vampirism; The Vampire In Assyria, The East, And Some Ancient Countries; and, The Vampire In Literature.