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Dracula by MacDonald, Fiona , Stoker, Bram , Gelev, Penko & Salariya, David
Call Number: F STO
Publication Date: 2007
Summary: Graphic novel retelling Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. Includes factual information. Includes index
Dracula by Bram Stoker; Robert Whitfield (Read by)
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.
Dracula by Raven, Nicky , Stoker, Bram & Gilbert, Anne Yvonne
Call Number: PIC F STO
Publication Date: 2009
Stoker's Dracula by Cliffs Notes Staff; Samuel J. Umland
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.
Professor Sue Weaver Schopf gives an extended sneak peek of her course: The Vampire in Literature and Film. Schopf takes a look at the vampire and explains why it's the perfect time to shed some light on this nighttime creature. She also discusses some of the major themes and shares a selection of books that will be covered in the beginning of the course.
Imagine you're a novelist who started writing vampires books in 1993. Before all the "vampire trends" of today. What kind of story would you have written when you were not subjected to the influence of all the stereotypes?
The myth of the bloodsucking vampire has stalked humans from ancient Mesopotamia to 18th-century Eastern Europe, but it has differed in the terrifying details. So, how did we arrive at the popular image we know, love and fear today? And what truly makes a vampire...a vampire? Michael Molina digs up the science and the superstition.
Vampires in Literature: Opera Cloaks, Sparkles, and Prevailing Themes.
A brief history of Vampire fiction.
Vampire Evolution- PDF
From medieval folklore to multiplex cinemas, few monsters capture our imaginations as vampires do. Why is it that we have such a morbid fascination with the undead? Not all vampires are the same, though. In this clip, explore some of the explanations for the changing nature of vampires in literature.
The blood is the life : vampires in literature / edited by Leonard G. Heldreth and Mary Pharr.