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Bram Stoker's Dracula : a reader's guide / William Hughes



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Autore: Hughes William <1964-> Visualizza persona
Titolo: Bram Stoker's Dracula : a reader's guide / William Hughes Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London ; New York, : Continuum, 2009
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (159 p.)
Disciplina: 823.8
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-146) and index
Nota di contenuto: 1. 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 -- Index
Sommario/riassunto: Dracula (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.
Titolo autorizzato: Bram Stoker's Dracula  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-4742-1127-5
1-282-87376-8
9786612873768
1-4411-2836-0
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910526812803321
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Serie: Continuum reader's guides.