TITLE

The rhetoric of reform in Stoker's Dracula: Depravity, decline, and the fin-de-siecle `Residuum'

AUTHOR(S)
Croley, Laura Sagolla
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Criticism;Winter95, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Bram Stoker's novel `Dracula' associates crossed boundaries and potential decline with a particular segment of the English population in the 1890s. Association of Stoker's Count with the poorest of the poor; Threat of Dracula and vampirism as standing in for the late-century threat of the `lumpenproletariat'; Preoccupation with cultural collapse.
ACCESSION #
9508160423

 

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