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Tom GreeneMacabre at MHL: Why Are Vampires Sexy?

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm

Vampires have fascinated the English-speaking world ever since Bram Stokerís novel Dracula which spawned an entire genre of tales about night-walkers who drink the blood of the living. What is it about vampires that has kept people so deeply enthralled?

Tom Greene, Professor of English at Northern Essex, outlines the evolution of the modern vampire legend and reveals how vampires captivate us by addressing not only to our deepest fears, but also our most secret desires.

Please register online or by calling 978-623-8401, x31 or 32.

Sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library

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