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Bram Stoker's notes for Dracula : a facsimile edition

Author: Bram Stoker; Robert Eighteen-Bisang; Elizabeth Russell Miller
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Facsimile editionView all editions and formats
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"Bram Stoker's initial notes and outlines for his landmark horror novel Dracula were auctioned at Sotheby's in London in 1913 and eventually made their way to the Rosenbach Museum and Library, where they are housed today. This comprehensive work reproduces the handwritten notes both in facsimile and in annotated transcription. It also includes Stoker's typewritten research notes"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Named Person: Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker; Bram Stoker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bram Stoker; Robert Eighteen-Bisang; Elizabeth Russell Miller
ISBN: 9780786477302 078647730X 9780786434107 0786434104
OCLC Number: 1033711613
Description: ix, 331 pages : illustrations (black and white) and facsimiles (black and white) ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword / Michael Barsanti --
Introduction --
Methodology --
Bram Stoker's original foundaiton notes & data for his "Dracula" --
Part I. Handwritten notes on the plot --
Part II. Handwritten research notes ("'Dracula' notes, etc.") --
Part III. Typed research notes ("'Dracula' notes, etc.") --
Overview --
The myth of Dracula --
Appendices --
I. The Rosenbach page numbers --
II. Bram Stoker : a brief biography --
III. Bram Stoker : a brief bibliography --
IV. Bram Stoker's nonfiction sources for Dracula --
V. "Vampire" from the Encyclopædia Britannica (1888) --
VI. Possible literary influences --
VII. Bram Stoker's library --
VIII. Dracula : the novel vs. the notes --
IX. Dracula : the novel we could have read --
Works cited --
Index of Bram Stoker's original notes (as transcribed) --
Index of editor's annotations.
Responsibility: Bram Stoker ; annotated and transcribed by Robert Eighteen-Bisang and Elizabeth Miller ; foreword by Michael Barsanti.

Abstract:

"Bram Stoker's initial notes and outlines for his landmark horror novel Dracula were auctioned at Sotheby's in London in 1913 and eventually made their way to the Rosenbach Museum and Library, where they are housed today. This comprehensive work reproduces the handwritten notes both in facsimile and in annotated transcription. It also includes Stoker's typewritten research notes"--Provided by publisher.

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