Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage (Palgrave Gothic)

Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage (Palgrave Gothic)

By: Catherine Wynne (author)Hardback

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Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage re-appraises Stoker's key fictions in relation to his working life. It takes Stoker's work from the margins to centre stage, exploring how Victorian theatre's melodramatic and Gothic productions influenced his writing and thinking.

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About Author

Catherine Wynne is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Hull, UK. She is editor of Bram Stoker and the Stage: Reviews, Reminiscences, Essays and Fiction (2012), author of The Colonial Conan Doyle (2002) and co-editor (with Sabine Vanacker) of Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle: Multi-Media Afterlives (2012).

Contents

Introduction: Setting the Scene 1. Stoker, Melodrama and the Gothic 2. Irving's Tempters and Stoker's Vanishing Ladies: Supernatural Production, Mesmeric Influence and Magical Illusion 3. Ellen Terry and the 'Bloofer Lady': Femininity and Fallenness 4. Gothic Weddings and Performing Vampires: Genevieve Ward and The Lady of the Shroud 5. The Lyceum's Macbeth and Stoker's Dracula Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/06/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137298980
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9781137298980
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 1137298987

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