Eco-Vampires: The Undead and the Environment (Paperback)

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This work studies the ways vampiric narratives explore the eco-friendly credentials of the undead. Many of these texts and films show the vampire to be an essential part of a global ecosystem and an organism that can no longer tolerate the all-consuming forces of globalization and consumerism. Re-examining Bram Stoker's Dracula and a range of other vampire narratives, primarily films, in a fresh light, this book reveals the nosferatu as both a plague on humankind and the eco-warriors that planet Earth desperately needs.

About the Author


Simon Bacon is an independent scholar based in Poznan, Poland. He has authored and edited many volumes on vampires, monstrosity, science fiction and media studies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781476676227
ISBN-10: 1476676224
Publisher: McFarland and Company, Inc.
Publication Date: May 11th, 2020
Pages: 215
Language: English