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Reference Book Analysis

Reference Book Analysis. Melinda Darnell Week One. The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves and Other Monsters. The encyclopedia of vampires, werewolves, and

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Reference Book Analysis

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  1. Reference Book Analysis Melinda Darnell Week One

  2. The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves and Other Monsters The encyclopedia of vampires, werewolves, and other monsters / Rosemary Ellen Guiley ; foreword by Jeanne Keyes Youngson. New York, NY : Facts on File, c2005. Call Number : 133.423 Guiley 2005

  3. Contents: Hammer Films Killing vampires Lestat de Lioncourt Merionethshire Werewolf Nosferatu Psychic attack (psychic vampirism) Shape-shifting (metamorphosis) Vampire Empire Zugarramurdi Witches. • The Addams Family • An American Werewolf in London • Bat Mass Ritual • Beast of Bray Road • Burial customs • Cannibalism • Coventry Street Vampire • Dracula • Extraterrestrials • Finding Vampires

  4. This Reference Book is Arranged Alphabetically : From A to Z with articles and definitions concerning Vampires primarily, but also including topics on other monsters and the paranormal as well.

  5. Indexing, Scope and Currency • A Bibliography with references (p. 339 – 344) and Index. • Articles and Definitions on: Mythology, History, Folklore, Film, Books, Television, Societies, Organizations, Clubs and Prisoners on Death Row who want to become Vampires to Stave off Death. • c2005

  6. Intended Purpose: • A Reference Source for Anyone Interested in the History and Mythology of Folklore with Vampires as their Main focus. This book would serve Students of the Paranormal well also. • Writers, SciFi Readers, Artists and Teens, Culture/Anthropology Students. • New Vampires looking for Friends.

  7. Physical format, Special Features • The Publishers have a Web Site: http://factsonfile.infobasepublishing.com • The Encyclopedia is published in Book Format, with Black-and-white photographs and illustrations.

  8. Credentials : • Rosemary Ellen Guiley has written several books on Vampires and the Paranormal and is considered to be an Expert in the Field. • Jeanne Keyes Youngson is the President and Founder of the Vampire Empire.

  9. Reviews: • "...fascinating...General reference collections...will want to add this volume." Booklist - 4/27/2005 • "...thorough...Guiley is an expert in this field and, from this book, it seems that no appearance of the supernatural, however brief, in folklore or pop culture has escaped her notice...a fascinating reference." Publishers Weekly - 12/9/2004 • "...should be a well-used reference in any public or high school library...a highly recommended purchase." VOYA - 3/30/2005

  10. Examples of Reference Use: • Questions from Students. • Historical Society Members • Young Adult Readers • Screen/Play Writers • Folklore/Mythology/Origin Questions

  11. Personal Impression: This Book is very Interesting and Full of Little Known Facts Stories and Historical Figures. Once Started, it is Difficult to put down. Very Easy to Read. I enjoyed it very much.

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