Archeology of the Undead:
the first five minutes of this comedy explains the difference between European and Chinese vampires.
In folkloric sources as diverse as Babylonian literature, the shroud-eating Nachzehrer of Germanic tradition, and the Chiang-Shih “hopping vampires” of Chinese legend, notions of corpses rising from the grave have long been documented.
the classic Vampire story Bram Stocker's Dracula can be found at Librivox:
and at Mythgard academy, the Tolkien Professor Corey Olson is giving a course on the novel LINK