Bram Stoker
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Bram Stoker

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Most famous for his much-filmed novel Dracula, Bram Stoker was nonetheless a prolific writer. This accessible book offers an introduction to a range of his work - novels, short stories, biography, and criticism. It provides a discussion of recent scholarship on Stoker including the many attempts to write his life and find the `real' Bram Stoker, and the lurid speculation this provokes. Moving beyond this, the author focuses on Stoker's career as a late-Victorian and Edwardian novelist in the commercial marketplace, looking at the fictional trends - horror, romance, adventure, crime - which his work encompasses. The study discusses Stoker's bid for fame
as a writer, how his novels were received, and their engagement with contemporary anxieties about gender and nationhood.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 10.16mm | 235.87g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0746309686
  • 9780746309681
  • 1,883,021

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