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Beyond Dracula : Bram Stoker's fiction and its cultural context

Author: William Hughes; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
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Beyond Dracula represents an important critical departure from the customary psychoanalytical approach to the writings of Bram Stoker. Reading Stoker as a participant in Victorian and Edwardian cultural life, the volume examines the breadth of Stoker's novel-length fiction, as well as his journalism, biographical writings and short fiction. In its considerations of questions of religion, censorship, gender and  Read more...
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Hughes, William, 1964-
Beyond Dracula.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
(DLC) 99054480
(OCoLC)42765081
Named Person: Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Hughes; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230598874 0230598870
OCLC Number: 681908396
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 216 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction: reading Beyond Dracula --
'Pity and terror': theology, morality and popular fiction --
'Un vrai monsieur': chivalry, atavism and masculinity --
The taming of the new: race, biology and assertive womanhood --
The sanguine economy: hysterical pathology and physiological medicine --
Afterword --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: William Hughes.
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Beyond Dracula is a welcome addition to the critical literature on Stoker's fiction. -Victorian Studies

 
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