"Vampirism in German Literature and Beyond"
German 182, UCSB Campbell Hall, Fall Quarter 1999,
Tuesday and Thursday 9.30 to 10.45 (Enrol # 49312)

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The Vampire Lectures

1. Nosferatu, Armand, LeFanu, Vlad, Lestat - too many suckers to mention. Who
played the title role in Blood for Dracula, also known as Andy Warhol's Dracula?

Lon Chaney
Bela Lugosi
Udo Kier
Leslie Nielsen

2. The most famous novel with the title Dracula, a spy novel about female sexuality
and group psychology that spawned many movies and books, was written by:

Bram Stoker
Anne Rice
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Jonathan Harker

3. By definition, vampires are undead on the rebound. Take a survey of the burial plots
of the vampire phantasm: which one is most important for the vampire legends?

Fire burial
Premature burial
Sea burial
All of the above

4. Sacrifice, a regression basic to mass consumerism, bleeds into the compatibility between
vegetarian and vampire. Vampirism found its ultimate match, double, and antibody in:


5. Which famous movie-maker directed Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror,
which was just reissued in the US in 1998 as Nosferatu: The First Vampire?

Francis Ford Coppola
Tod Browning
Mel Brooks
Friedrich Murnau

6. When and where was this silent horror movie, sometimes also called
The Twelfth Hour, first made as a black-and-white classic?

1920 in England
1938 in USA
1922 in Germany
1946 in Germany

7. Every monster is mummy. The vampire recycles the blood bond with mother. Another
account at the vampirism blood bank: what is the title of Anne Rice's best-selling novel?

Return of the Living Dead
Bride of Frankenstein
The Mummy or Ramses the Damned
The Curse of Amen-Ra

8. In the movie Batman it is rumored that the crime fighter's victims are drained of
blood. But which of these vampire TV series features a blood-thirsty police detective?

Little Dracula
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Forever Knight

9. Media, AIDS, drugs are three stations of our cross-over into live or life transmission.
Which 19th century media technology is pivotal in the novel Dracula?

Difference Engine

10. Of course. Yes, I know what you are thinking right now. Go ahead, finish it off:
which occult channel makes van Helsing and Dracula rivals in the field?

Isis cult
Cargo Cult

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