From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Vampire literature covers the spectrum of literary work concerned principally with the subject of vampires. The literary vampire first appeared in poetry, before becoming the stock figure of gothic fiction with the publication of Polidori's The Vampyre (1819). The masterpiece of the gothic horror genre is Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897). Some later vampire stories can be classed as fantasy and science fiction or even chick-lit.
- The Vampire by Heinrich August Ossenfelder (1748).
- The Giaour by Lord Byron (1813).
- Christabel by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1816).
- "The Vampyre" by John William Polidori (1819).
- "La Morte Amoureuse" by Théophile Gautier (1836).
- "The Family of the Vourdalak" by Count Alexis Tolstoy (1843).
- Varney the Vampire or The Feast of Blood by James Malcolm Rymer (or Thomas Peckett Prest) (1847).
- "The Mysterious Stranger" by Anonymous. Translated from the original German, this vampire tale appeared in the English magazine Odds and Ends in (1860).
- Le Chevalier Ténèbre (Knightshade) by Paul Féval (1860).
- La Vampire (The Vampire Countess) by Paul Féval (1865).
- Carmilla (1872) by Sheridan le Fanu.
- La Ville Vampire (Vampire City) by Paul Féval (1874).
- "The Fate of Madame Cabanel" by Eliza Lynn Linton (1880).
- Manor by Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1884).
- The True Story of the Vampire by Count Stanislaus Eric Stenbock (1894).
- Lilith by George MacDonald (1895).
- Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897).
- "The Tomb of Sarah" by F. G. Loring (1900).
- The House of the Vampire by George Sylvester Viereck (1907).
- The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker (1911).
- "For the Blood is the Life" (1911) by F. Marion Crawford.
- "Wampir" ("The Vampire") (1911) by Władysław Reymont.
- "The Room in the Tower" (1912) by E.F. Benson.
- "Bewitched" (1927) by Edith Wharton.
- "The Dark Castle" (1931) by Marion Brandon.
- "Revelations in Black" (1933) by Carl Jacobi.
- There were no Asper Ladies (1946) by Eugene Ascher.
- "The Girl with the Hungry Eyes" (1949) by Fritz Leiber.
- I Am Legend by Richard Matheson (1954).
- Natural History (Les històries naturals in the original Catlan) by Joan Perucho (1960). Translated into English by David H. Rosenthal in 1988.
- "The Longest Night" by Ray Russell (1960).
- "Pages from a Young Girl's Journal" (1973) by Robert Aickman.
- 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King (1975).
- "The Night Flyer" by Stephen King.
- The Vampire Tapestry by Suzy McKee Charnas (1980).
- Vampyr by Jan Jennings (1981).
- The Keep by F. Paul Wilson (1981).
- They Thirst by Robert McCammon (1981).
- Castle Dubrava (1982) by Yuri Kapralov.
- The Curse of the Vampire (1982) by Karl Alexander.
- Fevre Dream by George R. R. Martin (1982).
- The Delicate Dependency by Michael Talbot (1982).
- The Dragon Waiting by John M. Ford (1983).
- How Dear the Dawn by Marc Eliot (1987).
- My Lover, My Cousin, My Vampire by Summermist Steeligian (1987).
- The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories edited by Alan Ryan (1988).
- Those Who hunt the Night (UK title: Immortal Blood) by Barbara Hambly (1988).
- The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers (1989).
- Vampire$ by John Steakley (1990).
- The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause (1991).
- The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez (1991).
- Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite (1992).
- Suckers by Anne Billson (1993).
- Darkness on the Ice by Lois Tilton (1993).
- Daughters of Darkness (1993) edited by Pam Keesey. An anthology of lesbian vampire stories (1993).
- Dark Angels (1995). A second anthology on the same theme.
- The books I, Strahd, Memories of the Vampire (1993) and I, Strahd, the War with Azalin by P.N. Elrod tells the tale of the vampire lord Strahd von Zarovich who occupies the castle Ravenloft.
- The Night Inside by Nancy Baker (1995).
- Travelling with the Dead by Barbara Hambly (1995). A sequel to Immortal Blood.
- The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires by Brian Stableford (1996).
- "The Kiss" (1996) by Kathryn Reines.
- Dracula the Undead by Freda Warrington (1997). Commissioned by Penguin books as a sequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula for the centenary of the latter's first publication.
- Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett (1998).
- Cowboy and The Vampire: A Very Unusual Romance by Clark Hays (1999).
- Sunshine by Robin McKinley (2003).
- What Big Teeth You Have: A Vampire Tale by Jimmy Autrey (2004).
- Let the Right One In (Låt Den Rätte Komma In in the original Swedish) by John Ajvide Lindqvist (2004). Translated into English 2007.
- The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (2005).
- Fledgling by Octavia Butler (2005).
- Renfield: Slave of Dracula by Barbara Hambly (2006).
- The Nymphos of Rocky Flats by Mario Acevedo (2006).
- "Morrigan's Cross", "Dance of the Gods" and "Valley of Silence" (The Circle Trilogy) by Nora Roberts (2006).
- Fangland by John Marks (2007).
- Asetian Bible by Luis Marques (2007).
- The Society of S (2007) and The Year of Disappearances (2008) by Susan Hubbard.
- Twelve by Jasper Kent (2009).
- A Sigh for Life's Completion by Sara Kuhns (2009).
- Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth (2010).
- Blood and Sunlight: A Maryland Vampire Story by Jamie Wasserman (2010).
- ...And At The End Remained The Nightmare by Oliviu Craznic (2010).