Bram Stoker: centenary essays

Bram Stoker: centenary essays

by Jarlath Killeen (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846824074
Publisher: Four Courts Press
Publication date: 09/30/2013
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 7

List of Contributors 9

Acknowledgments 13

Introduction: remembering Bram Stoker Jarlath Killeen 15

1 Bram Stoker: the child that went with the fairies David J. Skal 37

2 Bram Stoker: the facts and the fictions Paul Murray 56

3 Bram Stoker: a man of notes Elizabeth Miller 73

4 Bram Stoker: Ireland and beyond Carol A. Senf 87

5 The shoulder of Shasta: Bram Stoker's California romance Andrew J. Caravel, SJ 103

6 'Rumours of the Great Plague': medicine, mythology and the memory of the Sligo cholera in Bram Stoker's Under the sunset William Hughes 114

7 'The sport of opposite forces': Bram Stoker's generational anxiety David Floyd 131

8 'See how the bog can preserve': bogs, snakes and Irish stereotypes The snake's pass Valeria Cavalli 147

9 The lair of the white worm; or, what became of Bram Stoker? Darryl Jones 163

10 Mr Stoker's holiday Christopher Frayling 179

Index 201

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