Susannah Clements’ The Vampire Defanged is available from Vyrso.com today, January 24—for free.
Bram Stroker’s profoundly popular Dracula was published in 1897. Over 100 years later, vampire lore has permeated almost every area of popular culture. You can find comics, movies, books, games, and music all centered on the vampire phenomenon.
In The Vampire Defanged, Clements offers a close reading of selected vampire texts, explaining how the transformation from a myth immersed in Christian values and symbolism shifted. She helps readers discern between the variety of vampire stories presented in movies, TV shows, and novels. Her probing engagement of the vampire metaphor enables readers to make Christian sense of this popular obsession.
Download The Vampire Defanged for free today!