Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Finding Resources in Accessit
Here are some resources that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Call Number: F STO
Publication Date: 2007
Summary: Graphic novel retelling Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Includes factual information. Includes index
Call Number: F STO
Publication Date: 2005-03-01
Bram Stoker's Dracula probes deeply into human identity, sanity, and the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterward, disturbing incidents unfold in England. When an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck, and a lunatic asylum inmate raves about the imminent arrival of his "Master," culminating in a battle of wits between the sinister Count and a determined group of adversaries.
Call Number: PIC F STO
Publication Date: 2009
Stoker's Dracula by
Call Number: NFS 823.8 STO
Publication Date: 1983-07-28
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Dracula digs into the story of a count who survives by sipping the blood from living (and unsuspecting) donors. Following the hauntingly frightful tale of vampires and victims, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each chapter within the nineteenth-century novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include A look into the life of the author, Bram Stoker Character list and plot synopsis An essay exploring the influence of German Expressionism on the American horror film A list of Dracula film productions, with ratings for each Suggested discussion questions Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
Hornsby Shire Library provides access to a wide range of online resources to help with your research. Browse by subject to find the online resource you need. If you know the name of the online resource you are looking for. For information on Dracula- Select Literature and Film studies-and the Literary Reference Centre database.
Students under 15 years of age require a signed permission note from a parent or guardian to be able to view this material. In 15th century Romania, three monks found themselves chained to the wall of a cell in the castle of Vlad Dracula, Voyvoyd of Wallachia. More commonly known as Vlad the Impaler, he was the most terrifying ruler of Medieval Europe, a psychopathic mass-murderer and the only man who stood between Christian Europe and the advancing armies of the Ottoman Turks. It was this vicious story that gave birth to the Dracula character of fact and fiction.
Students under 15 years of age require a signed permission note from a parent or guardian to be able to view this material. Francis Ford Coppola directs Bram Stoker's classic dark love story of Dracula, who, on leaving England, unleashes a reign of seduction and terror.
One of seven children, Bram Stoker was born to upper-middle-class Irish Protestant parents in the middle of the nineteenth century; he suffered a grave illness at age seven, which caused him to turn to reading and probably prompted his interest in literature.
Dracula- Lesson plans: Discovery School has designed a lesson plan featuring Bram Stoker and his book Dracula.
BramStoker.org- This website gives basic information about Bram Stoker, best known as the author of the novel Dracula. Download free pdfs of his novels, short stories and poetry.
Dracula Study Guide- LitChart
The character of Dracula is no invention either. The real Dracula was Prince Vlad III of Wallachia - Vlad the Impaler. The name Dracula means son of Dracul, which in Romanian suggests ‘dragon’ or ‘devil’
Dracula Literary Chart
Dracula opens with a young solicitor's assistant, Jonathan Harker, en route from Budapest into Transylvania, to visit the Castle Dracula and to meet with Count Dracula, a nobleman who has recently purchased an estate in London called Carfax.
OverDrive e-books and audiobooks
Read or Download our latest eBook or Audiobooks on OverDrive
Dracula- Literary Resource Centre