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Bram Stoker and Russophobia : evidence of the British fear of Russia in Dracula and The lady of the shroud / Jimmie E. Cain, Jr.

Author/Creator:
Cain, Jimmie E.
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 203 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Russia -- Foreign public opinion, British.
Public opinion -- Great Britain.
Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Influence.
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. Dracula.
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. Lady of the shroud.
Horror tales, English -- History and criticism.
Vampires in literature.
Summary:
"The text investigates the role that Russophobia played in the formation of Bram Stoker's fictional works. Offering historical information about Russophobia and the Crimean War, including the consequences of the post-war fallout, Slavic and Balkan connections, and analysis of Stoker's vampiric themes, this is a work of two nations' histories that intertwine through an unexpected literary avenue"--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-196) and index.
ISBN:
0786424079 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
62762190