The New Annotated Dracula

deBram StokerPréface deNeil GaimanÉditeurLeslie S Klinger

14 octobre 2008|
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Cause for international celebration—the most important and complete edition of Dracula in decades.

In his first work since his best-selling The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, Leslie S. Klinger returns with this spectacular, lavishly illustrated homage to Bram Stoker''s Dracula. With a daring conceit, Klinger accepts Stoker''s contention that the Dracula tale is based on historical fact. Traveling through two hundred years of popular culture and myth as well as graveyards and the wilds of Transylvania, Klinger''s notes illuminate every aspect of this haunting narrative (including a detailed examination of the original typescript of Dracula, with its shockingly different ending, previously unavailable to scholars). Klinger investigates the many subtexts of the original narrative—from masochistic, necrophilic, homoerotic, "dentophilic," and even heterosexual implications of the story to its political, economic, feminist, psychological, and historical threads. Employing the superb literary detective skills for which he has become famous, Klinger mines this 1897 classic for nuggets that will surprise even the most die-hard Dracula fans and introduce the vampire-prince to a new generation of readers.

Bram Stoker (1847-1912), an Irish novelist and short story writer, was known during his lifetime as the personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned, but is best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.Leslie S. Klinger is the editor of numerous books, including...
Titre :The New Annotated Dracula
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :464 pages, 10.3 X 8.9 X 2 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :464 pages, 10.3 X 8.9 X 2 po
Publié le :14 octobre 2008
Publié par :Norton
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780393064506

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