Fangs and Flirtation : Vampiric Sexuality
Vampires are the creatures of the night that have tormented and seduced humanity since the dawn of written history. They steal hearts with every drop of blood that they take. Theyve unleashed the inhibitions of human beings and have paved the way for a literary and sexual revolution. Vampires have enticed women (and sometimes men) in the pages of romance novels and thrillers for decades. In each century there has been one author that has captured the image of the seductive vampire, from Bram Stoker to Laurell K. Hamilton. They have come to represent the minds that created and perpetuated a dark and deadly literary temptation, a temptation that most humans would willingly succumb to. Vampires, along with the authors that written about them, have managed to change the way that people view sex and carnal desire in everyday life.
The evolution of the vampire into a sex symbol began in the late 1800s with the introduction of mass marketing tha