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In search of Dracula

the history of Dracula and vampires

by Raymond T. McNally

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wallachia,
  • Romania.
    • Subjects:
    • Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, 1430 or 31-1476 or 7.,
    • Dracula, Count (Fictitious character),
    • Vampires -- Romania.,
    • Wallachia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRaymond T. McNally and Radu Florescu.
      ContributionsFlorescu, Radu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR240.5.V553 M36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 297 p. :
      Number of Pages297
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1093817M
      ISBN 100395657830
      LC Control Number94018233

      Episode Info: Listener Justin Mullis hipped us to some groovy s additional context behind the Season 1 episode In Search Of: Dracula. Much of it is based on an unmentioned book, In Search of Dracula by Raymond McNally and Radu Florescu. We also correct a mistake about the source of the idea that the fictional vampire Dracula might have been Vlad Dracula (aka Vlad Tepes).   ‎An Apple Books Classic edition. Few characters have seized readers’ imaginations quite like Count Dracula of Transylvania, the hero of Bram Stoker’s classic. The novel put vampires front and center on the cultural map, providing direct inspiration for an entire subgenre of bloodsuck /5(K).

        Based on the book by historians Radu Florescu and Raymond McNally, narrators Tor Isedal and Christopher Lee search for the story behind the literary vampire Dracula, invented by Irish author. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van gh Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its 4/5(18).

        Dracula, by Bram Stoker, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from /5(K).   Count Dracula is not the tortured romantic hero of modern-day cinema, but rather an evil monster that must be destroyed. Also, parents should be aware that this novel has a strong female character turned into a sexually aggressive predator, as well as unsettling descriptions of mental illness.4/5.


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In Search of Dracula is also an entertaining introduction to vampire lore and to people's obsession with Dracula. It has a delightful cover by Edward Gorey and numerous illustrations, including antique woodcuts of Vlad's impaled victims and photos from the authors' trips to by: In Search of Dracula is the first research volume of three research books regarding the life of Vlad III Dracula, commonly known as Vlad Țepeș (Vlad the Impaler).

This book delves deeper into the connection between the historical Vlad III Dracula and the folk legends of vampires in the historical region of Transylvania, Wallachia and its /5. A rich selection of background and source materials is provided in In search of Dracula book areas: Contexts includes probable inspirations for Dracula in the earlier works of James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard.

Also included are a discussion of Stoker's working notes for the novel and "Dracula's Guest," the original. You can find an alternative cover edition 4/5(K). Directed by Calvin Floyd.

With Solveig Andersson, Tor Isedal, Christopher Lee. A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on /10().

Dracula is a novel by Bram Stoker that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Dracula and in-depth analyses of Count Dracula, Van Helsing, Mina Murray, and Lucy Westenra.

Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole. Search. The Library of Congress > > Classic Books > “Dracula” “Dracula” Back. Read this book now “Dracula” The vampire Count Dracula is trying to relocate from Transylvania to England.

Author: Stoker, Bram, ; Published/Created: New York, The. Makt Myrkranna (the book’s name in Icelandic) was "translated" from the English only a few years after Dracula was published on. Dracula premiered on BBC One on 1 Januaryand was broadcast over three consecutive days.

The three episodes were released on Netflix on 4 January The documentary In Search of Dracula, with Mark Gatiss exploring the legacy of the famous Count, aired alongside the series on BBC Two on 3 on: Dracula, by Bram Stoker.

In Search of Dracula: The History of Dracula and Vampires by Florescu, Radu; McNally, Raymond T. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Dracula, novel by Bram Stoker, derived from vampire legends and published inthat became the basis for an entire genre of literature and film.

It follows the vampire Count Dracula from his castle in Transylvania to England, where he is hunted while turning others into vampires. Until recently most people thought Dracula was a creation of film and fiction. With the original publication of In Search of Dracula, the actual historical figure of Prince Vlad of Transylvania - better known as Vlad the Impaler - was rediscovered, and readers were introduced to one of the darkest figures of Eastern European history and folklore.3/5(6).

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As you might surmise from the title "IN SEARCH OF DRACULA", this documentary/docudrama is based on the famous book by Raymond McNally and Radu Florescu which single-handedly brought the existence of "real-life Dracula" Vlad the Impaler into general knowledge/5(65).

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Dracula, by Bram Stoker, is a well-thought out, complex novel that leaves the reader page-turning into the late hours of the night. The author's use of imagery and detail make the novel complete and help to further the reader's understanding.5/5(5).