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Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 1753-6421
  • E-ISSN: 1753-643X


<![CDATA[Taking off from the frequent charge that adaptations are like vampires preying on their progenitor texts, this essay presses the analogy between adaptations and vampires in five areas – the parasitism of vampires, their status as morally equivocal figures, the communicative or contagious nature of vampirism, vampires as collaborators and the performative nature of vampirism – in order to consider what they suggest about the nature of adaptation.]]>


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Keyword(s): adaptation; collaboration; Dracula; parasite; performance; vampire
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