A rich selection of background and source materials is provided in three areas: Contexts includes probable inspirations for Dracula in the earlier works of James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard. Also included are a discussion of Stoker's working notes for the novel and Dracula's Guest, the original opening chapter to Dracula. Reviews and Reactions reprints five early reviews of the novel. Dramatic and Film Variations focuses on theater and film adaptations of Dracula, two indications of the novel's unwavering appeal. David J. Skal, Gregory A. Waller, and Nina Auerbach offer their varied perspectives. Checklists of both dramatic and film adaptations are included. Criticism collects seven theoretical interpretations of Dracula by Phyllis A. Roth, Carol A. Senf, Franco Moretti, Christopher Craft, Bram Dijsktra, Stephen D. Arata, and Talia Schaffer. A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.
Bram Stoker Edited by:
Nina Auerbach, David J. Skal Imprint: Norton Country of Publication: United States Edition: New edition Dimensions:
Weight: 500g ISBN: 9780393970128 ISBN 10: 0393970124 Series:Norton Critical Editions Pages: 508 Publication Date: 17 December 1996 Audience:
Format: Paperback Publisher's Status: Active