Revisiting Vampirism: Myth, Mystery, Science, History

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Debalina Roychowdhury Banerjee


Many legends and myths have survived through ages. They also have strong connection with reality of past and present. History, mythology, science, psychology, fiction all is entwined in such a way that it becomes difficult to segregate them from one another. In fact, all these together bring a new meaning to such a subject. True it is and true it shall be that, almost everything that we can think of is connected to many other things. Vampirism is not an exception to that. Though it has been popularized by fictions more, it also has a bleak history, a dreary reality that comes through psychological disorder. The folk beliefs and legends that grew around vampirism is also a matter of real interest. This paper is an attempt to bring the different aspects of vampirism in a nutshell to have a compact idea on the fascinating theme.


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Debalina Roychowdhury Banerjee. “Revisiting Vampirism: Myth, Mystery, Science, History”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 7, no. 1, Feb. 2022, pp. 22-26, doi:10.53032/tcl.2022.7.1.04.
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