Faculty note: Prof. Nesvet publication

Rebecca Nesvet’s research article “‘Keep[ing] Time at Arm’s-Length’: Veteran and Vampyre in Varney,” has been accepted for publication in the Routledge volume The Victorian Vampire, edited by Sally Brooke-Cameron (Queen’s University, Canada.) The article explores the representation of the struggles of aging British veterans of the Napoleonic Wars in Varney the Vampyre, a definitive ‘penny dreadful’ by James Malcolm Rymer and an important precursor of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and the modern vampire tradition.