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Titill: 
  • Titill er á ensku On Vampires: an exploration of the vampire as a literary character
Námsstig: 
  • Meistara
Efnisorð: 
Útdráttur: 
  • Útdráttur er á ensku

    This thesis is an exploration of the vampire as a literary character. Of how the figure of the vampire has become a contemporary cultural icon. In part one of this exploration the genesis of the vampire as a literary character is considered along with its main fictional influences. Following that the thesis considers the question of what the essence of the vampire is and its diverse representations. This brings the evaluation to the inherent duality of the vampire and its mutability as a literary character within diverse fictional genres. The second part of this thesis is an analysis of three distinct vampire character varieties. The three classifications are the vampire as lover, Dracula derivations and the born vampire. The vampire as lover is a recurrent character in paranormal romance novels and Dracula derivations have become a genre of itself within vampire literature. The born vampire is a relatively new concept that seems to float between genres without typifying any of them. Two novels were selected for each type and the paper concludes with an analysis of them.

Samþykkt: 
  • 30.4.2021
URI: 
  • http://hdl.handle.net/1946/37815


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