Bram Stoker

Standard Name: Stoker, Bram


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Education Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ learned a lot in the library of her maternal grandfather, whose books, she says, were mostly [Henry] Irving 's rejects.
Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner.
She had read the entire works of Shakespeare by the age of eight...
Friends, Associates Mary Elizabeth Braddon
The Maxwells had frequent house guests and entertained regularly at both their houses. Later friends and acquaintances included Robert Browning , Mary Cholmondeley , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , Ford Madox Ford , Thomas Hardy
Intertextuality and Influence Margaret Atwood
Several stories in Good Bones delight in giving something to say for themselves to literary characters generally understood to be beyond sympathy (the stepmother, the ugly sister, Gertrude in Shakespeare 's Hamlet). Others employ...
Intertextuality and Influence Isabella Bird
This is one of the books that Bram Stoker drew on for writing Dracula.The copy he used and annotated is now in the London Library .
“Latest News, The Books that Made Dracula”. The London Library.
Intertextuality and Influence Angela Carter
Joseph Harker, a hospital orderly who suffers debilitating dreams, provides the third-person viewpoint of the narrative. As the lives of various characters randomly intersect, the plot is less significant than the situation. At the end...
Intertextuality and Influence Emily Gerard
Scholar Elizabeth Miller discovered that Bram Stoker 's own notes identify EG 's Transylvanian Superstitions as a significant source for Dracula.
Miller, Elizabeth. Email about Emily Gerard to Isobel Grundy.
Copies of the Nineteenth Century essay and The Land Beyond the Forest which...
Leisure and Society Violet Hunt
VH hosted luncheons for Radclyffe Hall , Bram Stoker , H. G. Wells and others at the Writers' Club in Bruton Street. She later claimed: It was the first really literary and journalistic women's...
Performance of text Liz Lochhead
LL 's Dracula, a radically modified dramatization of the Bram Stoker novel, was first presented at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press.
Publishing Marie Corelli
The novel is an indictment of the Decadent Movement for its immorality and sensationalism, yet critic Annette R. Federico notes that the antidecadent novel is packaged as the very flower of decadence, even down to...
Publishing Helen Mathers
HM collaborated with Florence Marryat , Julia Frankau , Frances Eleanor Trollope , Conan Doyle , Bram Stoker , Justin H. McCarthy , Joseph Hatton , and others in a serial novel, The Fate of Fenella, in The Gentlewoman.
Maunder, Andrew. “Introduction”. The Fate of Fenella, Valancourt Books, p. vii - xxiii.
Mathers, Helen et al. The Fate of Fenella. Cassell.
“Summary of News”. The British Architect, pp. 407-8.
Textual Features Helen Oyeyemi
Miranda and Ore try to understand the house's haunting in terms of the soucouyant, a Caribbean supernatural character that sheds skin and traverses boundaries. Ore describes the terror of the soucouyant as the danger of...
Textual Production May Crommelin
Textual Production Julia Frankau
In 1892 JF contributed chapter twelve to a collaboratively-written novel entitled The Fate of Fenella (along with twenty-three other authors including Helen Mathers , Frances Eleanor Trollope , Conan Doyle and Bram Stoker ).
Frankau, Reuben. Emails to Orlando about Julia Frankau, with attached bibliography.
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Florence Marryat
In the same year as Bram Stoker 's Dracula, FM published a novel entitled The Blood of the Vampire (another anti-vivisection text).
Willburn, Sarah. “The Savage Magnet: Racialization of the Occult Body in Late Victorian Fiction”. Women’s Writing, Vol.
, No. 3, pp. 436-53.
British Library Catalogue.
Depledge, Greta. “Experimental Medicine, Marital Harmony and Florence Marryat’s <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>An Angel of Pity</span> (1898)”. Women’s Writing, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 219-34.
Textual Production James Malcolm Rymer
JMR 's Varney the Vampyre appeared about mid-way in date between John Polidori 's The Vampire (1819) and Bram Stoker 's Dracula (1897).
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.


26 May 1897: Bram (Abraham) Stoker, who at the time was...

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26 May 1897

Bram (Abraham) Stoker , who at the time was acting manager of the Royal Lyceum Theatre in London, published his vampirenovelDracula.

1910: Bram Stoker published Famous Impostors, a...

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Bram Stoker published Famous Impostors, a set of sensational biographies which includes a chapter on cross-dressing women (particularly female soldiers like Hannah Snell ), and wild speculation that Queen Elizabeth the First was actually...


Mathers, Helen et al. The Fate of Fenella. Cassell, 1892.