Bram Stoker Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 16 pages of information about the life of Bram Stoker.
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Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Bram Stoker

Abraham Stoker--better known to the world as Bram--created a century ago one of the most enduring figures of literary history. Patching together the works of earlier writers such as Sheridan Le Fanu, Guy de Maupassant, and Dr. John Polidori, along with tales of Eastern Europe related to him by an adventurous Hungarian, Stoker published Dracula in 1897, bringing to the bright light of public renown the hungry, darkness-loving count of Transylvania. A success in its day, the exploits of Count Dracula have since that time inspired dozens of vampire novels, including a fabulously popular series by Anne Rice, and have also spawned a cottage industry with the world of film. Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, and Christopher Lee are but a few of the stars to hang their fame on the vampire legend. Such adaptations have taken the sexual subtext of the original novel and exploded it into an orgy...

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