Dracula

Stoker, Bram

Bram Stoker (Abraham Stoker), 1847–1912, English novelist, b. Ireland. He is best remembered as the author of Dracula (1897), a horror story recounting the adventures of the vampire Count Dracula. The fame of the leading character was furthered by popular stage and film adaptations of the novel. Stoker's other novels include The Jewel of Seven Stars (1904). For 27 years he was manager of the actor Sir Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre.

See biography by B. Belford (1996); R. T. McNally and R. Florescu, In Search of Dracula (1972); R. Dalby, Bram Stoker: A Bibliography of First Editions (1983).

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright© 2014, The Columbia University Press.

Dracula: Selected full-text books and articles

Dracula By Bram Stoker; Maud Ellmann Oxford University Press, 1998
Black and White and Read All Over: Performative Textuality in Bram Stoker's Dracula By Hustis, Harriet Studies in the Novel, Vol. 33, No. 1, Spring 2001
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The Vampire in Nineteenth-Century English Literature By Carole A. Senf Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1988
The Blood Is the Life: Vampires in Literature By Leonard G. Heldreth; Mary Pharr Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1999
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