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Dr David Huckvale is the author of James Bernard - Composer to Count Dracula (McFarland, 2006), Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant Garde (McFarland, 2008), Touchstones of Gothic Horror (McFarland, 2010), Ancient Egypt in the Popular Imagination (McFarland, 2012), Visconti and the German Dream (McFarland, 2012), The Occult Arts of Music (McFarland 2013), Hammer Films’ Psychological Thrillers (McFarland, 2014) Poe Evermore (McFarland, 2014), and A Dark and Stormy Oeuvre - Crime, Magic and Power in the Novels of Edward Bulwer-Lytton (McFarland, 2016). He has also contributed to A Night in at the Opera (ed. Jeremy Tambling, 1994), Wagner (The Journal of the London Wagner Society), The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies, BBC Music Magazine, Popular Music, The Journal of Popular British Cinema and The Cambridge Wagner Encyclopedia (ed. Nicholas Vazsonyi, 2013). His book on Nietzsche and the Great Composers will also be published by McFarland later in the year.

Fascist Fantasies

Jonathan (1970) Karl Marx once famously equated capitalism with vampirism: Capital is dead labour, that, vampire-like, only lives by sucking living labour, and lives the more, the more labour it sucks.1 If we regard fascism a form of super-capitalism, vampire ...

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