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Dracula

Author: Bram Stoker; Roger Luckhurst
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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The volume includes an introduction by Roger Luckhurst that considers the Gothic genre and vampire legend, discusses the vampire tale as sexual allegory, and outlines the social and cultural contexts that feed into the novel, including the New Woman, new technology, race, immigration, and religion. In addition, Luckhurst provides comprehensive explanatory notes that flesh out vampire mythology and historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Vampire fiction
Psychological fiction
Novels
Gothic fiction
Fiction
Horror fiction
Named Person: Dracula, Count (Fictitious character); Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bram Stoker; Roger Luckhurst
ISBN: 9780199564095 0199564094
OCLC Number: 663438449
Description: xlii, 391 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Timeline of vampire literature before Dracula --
A chronology of Bram Stoker --
Dracula --
Appendix. "Dracula's guest" (1914).
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Bram Stoker ; edited with an introduction and notes by Roger Luckhurst.

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Bram Stoker's 1897 Gothic shocker introduced Count Dracula to the world. He plans to wreak havoc on London, and only a small band of men and women, led by Professor Van Helsing, can defeat him.  Read more...

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Lively introduction * The Independent * A timely and engaging new edition. * The Observer *

 
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