GMST 454

A Cultural History of Vampires in Literature and Film

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: GERS 487

A study of literary and cinematic vampires in historical context. Without focusing exclusively on German literature and film, follows the vampire myth and its various guises from classicism to postmodernism in novels and films.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GMST 454, GERS 487.
  • May count towards a Major in Film Studies.
  • No knowledge of German required.

Undergraduate course in Germanic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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