Abraham Stoker Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 18 pages of information about the life of Abraham Stoker.
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Like a creature from his own imagination, Abraham (Bram) Stoker is frequently described by biographers as a red-haired giant, a man of prodigious strength and energy. During his lifetime Stokers name was most often linked to that of his famous partner, the actor Sir Henry Irving. Although Stoker was a well-known participant in the world of late-Victorian theater, he is primarily acknowledged today for a single creation: Dracula (1897), a terrifying tale of vampires and Victorians. One hundred years old in 1997, this classic novel, like the count himself, has lived several lives: in print, film, television, and in thousands of popular permutations. It has spawned fan clubs and societies all over the world. Stoker wrote nineteen other books, several short stories, and periodical articles, but modern critical appraisal has remained contained and confined to Dracula; Stokers other writings remain largely unexplored. Dracula was and continues to be a best-seller...

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