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Science and social science in Bram Stoker's fiction

Author: Carol A Senf
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 99.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Carol A. Senf is Associate Professor of English at Georgia Institute of Technology."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol A Senf
ISBN: 0313312036 9780313312038
OCLC Number: 49386307
Description: xi, 158 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Gothic Monster versus Modern Science in Dracula --
Stoker's Life : The Facts behind the Fiction in The Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland, A Glimpse of America, Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving, and Famous Impostors --
Reservations about Science, Popular Egyptology, and the Power of the Natural World in The Jewel of Seven Stars --
Technological Salvation in The Snake's Pass, The Mystery of the Sea, Lady Athlyne, The Lady of the Shroud, and The Lair of the White Worm --
The Place of Science in Stoker's Fiction and the Place of Science Fiction in the Stoker Oeuvre.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 99.
Responsibility: Carol A. Senf.
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The fantastic elements of Bram Stoker's novels seem at odds with the world of science. Nonetheless, he drew on a body of scientific theory and technological innovation in his writings. This text  Read more...

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?Although critics have frequently noted Stoker's references to technology in Dracula, Senf's volume is the first full-length study on this subject; and, although she begins with Dracula, most of Read more...

 
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