Blood and Roses: Vampires in 19th Century Literature edited by Adele O. Gladwell

[Blood and Roses]The definitive collection of 19th Century literature in which the vampire, or vampirism – both embodied and atmospheric – appears. Seventeen seminal texts by legendary European authors, covering the whole of that delirious period from Gothic and Romantic, through Symbolism and Decadence to proto-Surrealism and beyond, in a single volume charged with sex, blood and horror.

Includes: Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Baudelaire, Arthur Machen, Le Comte de Lautramont, Count Stenbock, J-K Huysmans, Jean Lorrain, Thophile Gautier, Charles Nodier, J Sheridan Le Fanu, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Oscar Wilde, Ivan Turgenev, Charlotte Bronte, J.M.Ryder. (description from

Order Info: ISBN 1840680075, Creation Books, 1999