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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.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Senf, Carol A.
Science and social science in Bram Stoker's fiction.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002021624
(OCoLC)49386307
Named Person: Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol A Senf
ISBN: 0313013365 9780313013362
OCLC Number: 53153203
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 159 pages).
Contents: Preface Introduction Gothic Monster vs. 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 Works Cited Index
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 99.
Responsibility: Carol A. Senf.
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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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