Vampires – Professor Nick Groom…The Vampire: A New History!!
My guest tonight has been a lecturer at the University of Exeter in Southwest England, a Senior Lecturer in Post-Medieval Literature at the University of Bristol and among other things he writes about Vampires.
Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori’s publication of The Vampyre, Nick Groom’s detailed new account illuminates the complex history of the iconic creature. The vampire first came to public prominence in the early eighteenth century, when Enlightenment science collided with Eastern European folklore and apparently verified outbreaks of vampirism, capturing the attention of medical researchers, political commentators, social theorists, theologians, and philosophers. Groom accordingly traces the vampire from its role as a monster embodying humankind’s fears, to that of an unlikely hero for the marginalized and excluded in the twenty-first century.
Professor Nick Groom presents a rich and eerie history of the vampire as a strikingly complex being that has been used to express the traumas and contradictions of the human condition. Tonight we talk about Vampires.
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