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Literature: Dracula

About the book

The story is that of a Transylvanian vampire who, using supernatural powers, makes his way to England and there victimises innocent people to gain the blood on which he survives.

About the Book - Encyclopedia Britannica

Themes Explored

  • Limits of Modern Knowledge 
  • Masculinity and Femininity 
  • Salvation and Damnation 

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  • The Consequences of Modernity

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Books from the Library


Background Information

Vampire Legend - Bram Stoker penned Dracula in 1887 and popularised the modern vampire myth. We explore evidence that now points to those myths originating in England. 

Dracula’s Underground - The city of Bucharest's most famous tale is of the real-life Dracula. Discover the secret prisons of his victims and the ancient caves and mines of the ruthless legend himself.

Dracula Unearthed - Dracula Unearthed is a 90-minute special commemorating the 100th year since the release of the classic German horror film Nosferatu diected by F.W. Murnau.