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Bram Stoker: Dracula (Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism)

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This comprehensive survey of the critical response to Dracula provides an overview of the trends and development of work surrounding the novel. The critics and approaches discussed range from the earliest studies to the present day, with particular emphasis on biography, psychoanalysis, postcolonialism, Irish studies and gender.

About the Author

WILLIAM HUGHES is Professor of Gothic Studies at Bath Spa University, UK. He is the co-compiler of the authoritataive Bram Stoker: A Bibliography (2004) and editor of the journal Gothic Studies. His previous publications also include Beyond Dracula (2000) and the co-edited volume Bram Stoker: History, Psychoanalysis and the Gothic (1998), both of which are published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Psychoanalysis and Psychobiography: The Troubled Unconsciousness of Dracula

Medicine, Mind and Body: The Physiological Study of Dracula

Invasion and Empire: The Racial and Colonial Politics of Dracula

Landlords and Disputed Territories: Dracula and Irish Studies

Assertive Women and Gay Men: Gender Studies and Dracula

Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403987785
Author:
Hughes, William
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Editor:
Tredell, Nicolas
Subject:
Gothic & Romance
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject
Subject:
Dracula, count (fictitious character)
Subject:
Horror tales, English
Subject:
Stoker, Bram
Subject:
European/English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.11 x 4.93 x 0.715 in

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