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The Theology of Dracula : Reading the Book of Stoker as Sacred Text.

Author: Noël Montague-Étienne Rarignac
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012.
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Few books have so seized the public imagination as Bram Stoker's Dracula, even more popular now than when it was first published in 1897. This critical work represents a rereading of the horror classic as a Christian text, one that alchemizes Platonism, Gnosticism, Mariology and Christian resurrection in a tale that explores the grotesque. Of particular interest is the way in which the Dracula narrative emerges from  Read more...
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Rarignac, Noël Montague-Étienne.
Theology of Dracula : Reading the Book of Stoker as Sacred Text.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012
Named Person: Bram Stoker; Dracula, Count (Fictitious character); Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noël Montague-Étienne Rarignac
ISBN: 9780786487097 0786487097
OCLC Number: 774276728
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: The sealed receptacle --
Genesis --
Revelation --
Revolution --
Syzygy --
The children of night --
Kingdom Come --
The overturned lamp --
Coniunctio oppositorium.

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This critical work represents a rereading of Dracula as a Christian text, one that alchemizes Platonism, Gnosticism, Mariology and Christian resurrection in a tale that explores the grotesque. Of  Read more...

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