9780393970128

DRACULA NCE PA

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393970128

  • ISBN10:

    0393970124

  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/17/1996
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

A rich selection of background and source materials is provided in three areas: Contexts includes probable inspirations for Dracula in the earlier works of James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard. Also included are a discussion of Stoker's working notes for the novel and "Dracula's Guest," the original opening chapter to Dracula . Reviews and Reactions reprints five early reviews of the novel. "Dramatic and Film Variations" focuses on theater and film adaptations of Dracula , two indications of the novel's unwavering appeal. David J. Skal, Gregory A. Waller, and Nina Auerbach offer their varied perspectives. Checklists of both dramatic and film adaptations are included.Criticism collects seven theoretical interpretations of Dracula by Phyllis A. Roth, Carol A. Senf, Franco Moretti, Christopher Craft, Bram Dijsktra, Stephen D. Arata, and Talia Schaffer.A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(4)
A Note on the Text xiii
The Text of Dracula
1(330)
Contexts
331(32)
Emily Gerard
From Transylvanian Superstitions
331(4)
James Malcolm Rymer
From Varney the Vampyre: Or, The Feast of Blood
335(4)
Christopher Frayling
Bram Stoker's Working Papers for Dracula
339(11)
Bram Stoker
Dracula's Guest
350(13)
Reviews and Reactions
363(8)
The Daily Mail . Review (June 1, 1897)
363(1)
Athenaeum . Review (June 26, 1897)
364(1)
Spectator . Review (July 31, 1897)
365(1)
Bookman . Review (August 1897)
366(1)
San Francisco Chronicle . New Novels and Holiday Books (December 17, 1899)
366(5)
Dramatic and Film Variations
371(40)
David J. Skal
"His Hour Upon the Stage": Theatrical Adaptations of Dracula
371(9)
Dramatic Adaptations: A Checklist
380(2)
Gregory A. Waller
[Tod Browning's Dracula]
382(7)
Nina Auerbach
Vampires in the Light
389(15)
Film Adaptations: A Checklist
404(7)
Criticism
411(72)
Phyllis A. Roth
Suddenly Sexual Women in Bram Stoker's Dracula
411(10)
Carol A. Senf
Dracula: The Unseen Face in the Mirror
421(10)
Franco Moretti
[A Capital Dracula]
431(13)
Christopher Craft
"Kiss Me with Those Red Lips": Gender and Inversion in Bram Stocker's Dracula
444(16)
Bram Dijsktra
[Dracula's Backlash]
460(2)
Stephen D. Arata
The Occidental Tourist: Dracula and the Anxiety of Reverse Colonization
462(8)
Talia Schaffer
"A Wilde Desire Took Me": The Homocrotic History of Dracula
470(13)
Bram Stoker: A Chronology 483(4)
Selected Bibliography 487

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