25 Maggio 2017

Analisi del rapporto tra vampirismo ed antisemitismo




Peter Dan

“How Vampire Became Jewish”


The connection between  antisemitic  stereotype and the image of the vampire is examined taking into account the psychological and historical factors involved The symbolic link between Jews and blood through a history of blood libel and the depiction of Jews as alien and parasitic are seen the main themes that allowed the merging of the two images. The evolution of modern antisemitic stereotypes is examined.