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Horror Fiction History | The History of Frankenstein

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

Rather like Dracula and vampires, Frankenstein’s Monster has become the name and face for a character type: the reanimated corpse. In this blog post we are looking at the conception and history of the character and the use of Frankenstein in horror fiction to learn a little more about one of horror's finest creations and the reach it has had. 

 

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Topics: Horror Fiction History, History of Horror

Horror Fiction History | The History of Vampires

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

Of all the staples of horror fiction, vampires are certainly among the most iconic. With their sharp teeth and penchant for gothic castles, they make for perfect characters in both classic horror tales but also modern films. Defined by their feeding off of the blood or other creatures (generally humans) they are a classic villain in countless stories, but where does their history begin?

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Topics: Horror Fiction History

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