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  • Count Dracula's Strange Castle
    784 words
    The Spirit of a late Victorian Age. With reference to Bram Stoker's Dracula. Stoker's monstrous figure, Count Dracula, has today reached epic and almost mythical proportions, like Frankenstein (not the doctor), the Gordon Medusa, even Virginia Woolf (thanks to Albee). Like the aforementioned examples, what we associate in our minds to be these monsters, mostly conditioned by popular culture and Hollywood, are merely visual representation. In the novel itself, however, according to other essayist...
  • Driver And Jonathan
    794 words
    CHAPTER 1 1876 Summary Chapter 1 starts with the main persona, Jonathan Harker; a solicitor clerk making a journey to Transylvania at he behest of a client Count Dracula. Jonathan starts making entries in his journal on May 3. He leaves Munich and arrives at Vienna Budapest. He stops at Hotel Royale, where he has dinner but his night is restless as he has queer dreams. He starts out again in the morning boarding the train at Bist ritz. As directed by the Count, he goes to Golden Krone Hotel, whe...
  • Castle Dracula
    845 words
    Summary The novel begins with the diary kept by Jonathan Harker, an English solicitor, or lawyer, as he travels through Central Europe on the business of his firm. He is on his way to the castle of Count Dracula, a Transylvanian nobleman, to conclude a deal in which the Count will purchase an English estate. We learn that he has just qualified to be a solicitor, this is his first assignment as a professional, and he is engaged to a young woman named Mina Murray. Harker describes in detail the pi...
  • Count Dracula
    797 words
    Bram Stoker's Dracula Bram Stoker's Dracula sets the standard for horror stories by mixing sensationalistic writing types with documentaries. The setting of the story begins in 19th century Europe, in the eerie country of Transylvania. A solicitor from England named Jonathan Harker is sent by a businessman to meet with an old Count named Dracula at his castle located far from civilization. Residents of Transylvania who become aware of his destination begin crossing themselves and giving him garl...
  • Prince Vlad Dracula
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    Yes, there was a real Dracula, and he was a true prince of darkness. He was Prince Vlad Dracula, also known as Vlad Tepes, meaning 'Vlad the Impaler. ' The Turks called him Kazi glu Bey, or 'the Impaler Prince. ' He was the prince of Walachia, but, as legend suggests, he was born in Transylvania, which at that time was ruled by Hungary. Walachia was founded in 1290 by a Transylvanian named Radu Negro, or Rudolph the Black. It was dominated by Hungary until 1330, when it became independent. The f...
  • Count And Jonathan
    623 words
    The book Dracula by Bram Stoker is a tale of the old-time legend of the most famous of vampires. It takes place in both England and Transylvania. Jonathan Harker's first assignment as a professional lawyer is to meet with Count Dracula at his castle in Transylvania on behalf of concluding a deal with the purchase of an English estate. Before Jonathan gets to the castle, he stays in a hotel that was selected by Count Dracula. Right before Jonathan leaves this hotel, the Innkeeper's Wife presses a...

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