02907oam 2200625 c 450 991078534870332120200115203623.01-4742-1127-51-282-87376-897866128737681-4411-2836-010.5040/9781474211277(CKB)2670000000056162(EBL)601784(OCoLC)676698856(SSID)ssj0000413127(PQKBManifestationID)12190910(PQKBTitleCode)TC0000413127(PQKBWorkID)10370673(PQKB)11394002(Au-PeEL)EBL601784(CaPaEBR)ebr10427612(CaONFJC)MIL287376(OCoLC)893335187(OCoLC)1138651174(UtOrBLW)bpp09257432(MiAaPQ)EBC601784(EXLCZ)99267000000005616220091103d2009 uy 0engurcn|||||||||txtccrBram Stoker's Dracula a reader's guide William HughesLondon New York Continuum 2009.1 online resource (159 p.)Continuum reader's guidesDescription based upon print version of record.0-8264-9536-2 0-8264-9537-0 Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-146) and index1. Contexts -- 2. Language, Style and Form -- 3. Reading Dracula -- 4. Critical Reception and Publishing History -- 5. Adaptation, interpretation and influence -- 6. Guide to Further Reading -- IndexDracula (1897) is one of the most commonly studied gothic novels and has been hugely influential through adaptations in fiction, on stage and in cinema. Offering an authoritative, up-to-date guide for students, this book introduces its context, language, themes, criticism and afterlife, leading students to a more sophisticated understanding of the text. It is the ideal guide to reading and studying the novel, setting Dracula in its historical, intellectual and cultural contexts, offering analyses of its themes, style and structure, providing exemplary close readings, presenting an up-to-date account of its critical reception. It also includes an introduction to its substantial history as an adapted text on stage and screen, focusing on the portrayal of the vampire from Nosferatu to Interview with a Vampire. It includes points for discussion, suggestions for further study and an annotated guide to relevant reading.Continuum reader's guides.Literary studies: general823.8Hughes William1964-848460UtOrBLWUtOrBLWUkLoBPBOOK9910785348703321Bram Stoker's Dracula3855938UNINA