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Bram Stoker: History, Psychoanalysis and the Gothic by William Hughes, Andrew Smith (eds.)

By William Hughes, Andrew Smith (eds.)

Stoker is healthier remembered this present day because the writer of Dracula . even if, because the twelve essays during this quantity exhibit, Stoker's paintings blends the Gothic with the discourses of politics, sexuality, medication and nationwide identification to provide texts that could be learn by way of a number of serious methodologies. Following an advent that analyses how Stoker's writings were severely bought within the 20th century, the ebook addresses now not basically Dracula but in addition the author's different writings via historicism, psychology and genre.

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Oddly for a book in which, even more than in Dracula, victories are achieved by the superiority of modern technology, The Lady of the Shroud is more wholehearted in suggesting the importance of medieval values, with its initial Gothicism ceding to medievalism. The story begins by establishing Gothic atmosphere. Arriving from England in the Land of the Blue Mountains, the hero, Rupert Sent Leger is visited by a woman wrapped in a shroud who floats in a coffin. Rupert's encounters with the Lady of the Shroud reveal that she has normal human physical attributes, such as feeling cold and fatigue, but that she sleeps in a coffin by day and is apparently one of the UnDead.

All subsequent references are to this edition and are given in the text. See Bram Stoker's 'Dracula's Guest', in Dracula's Guest (London: Arrow Books, 1974) pp. 9-25, at p. 9. See Bram Stoker's Dracula (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996) p. 18 for a description of the Count's 'rank' breath. All subsequent references are to this edition, and are given in the text. G. F. Dalton, 'The Tradition of Blood Sacrifice and the Goddess', in Eire Studies 63 (1974) 343-54. The Poems of Tennyson, ed. Christopher Ricks, 3 vols (London: Longman, 1987) Vol.

C. Johnson, 'On the Track of Transylvania', in The Origins of Dracula: The Background to Bram Stoker's Gothic Masterpiece, ed. Clive Leatherdale (London: William Kimber, 1987) p. 105. See also Charles Boner, Transylvania: Its Products and People (London: Longman, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1865) p. 559 which makes overt the religious as well as cultural correspondences between the Balkan and Irish situations. Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass, ed. Jerome Loving (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990), 'Song of Myself', p.

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