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Legends of Dracula

Author: Thomas Streissguth
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, ©1999.
Series: Biography (Lerner Publications Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses Vlad the Impaler, the historical person behind Count Dracula, describes how Bram Stoker came to write his famous novel about him, and examines how the character has been portrayed on stage and screen.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Horror fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Bram Stoker; Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Dracula, Count (Fictitious character); Bram Stoker; Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Bram Stoker; Dracula, Count (Fictitious character); Dracula, Count (Fictitious character); Bram Stoker; Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Bram Stoker
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Streissguth
ISBN: 0822549425 9780822549420
OCLC Number: 39298995
Description: 112 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. --
Part I. Vlad the Impaler: 1. Valley of corpses --
2. Son of the dragon --
3. The impaler. --
Part II. Bram Stoker's Dracula: 4. Vampires --
5. Bram Stoker --
6. Bram Stoker's Dracula --
7. The book of the undead. --
Part III. Dracula on stage and screen: 8. Vampire shows --
9. Dracula in Hollywood --
10. The modern Dracula. --
Sources --
Bibliography--
Filmography --
Index --
Pronunciation guide.
Series Title: Biography (Lerner Publications Company)
Responsibility: Tom Streissguth.

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Discusses Vlad the Impaler, the historical person behind Count Dracula, describes how Bram Stoker came to write his famous novel about him, and examines how the character has been portrayed on stage and screen.

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