Dracula

Front Cover
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, May 30, 2017 - 392 pages
Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters. Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, conventional and conservative sexuality, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although Stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many theatrical and film interpretations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
8
4 stars
13
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - adpaton - LibraryThing

I was surprised to find this book in the public library nearly 40 yars ago, and even more surprised to see how seldom it had been borrowed because I supposed that most people shared my fascination ... Read full review

Beautiful cloth bound edition

User Review  - avitafrancoharris - Overstock.com

A beautiful cloth bound edition of a classic novel. This would be a welcome addition to any home library. Read full review

All 5 reviews »

Other editions - View all

About the author (2017)

Abraham "Bram" Stoker (November 8, 1847 - April 20, 1912) was an Irish writer, best remembered as the author of the influential horror novel Dracula.

Bibliographic information