In this short blog post, Dr Emilie Taylor-Brown, Dr Hosanna Krienke, and Dr Sarah Green discuss the role of the vampire in channeling fears about modernity: 'Dracula and Modern Life'. They explore three topics relevant to Bram Stoker's Dracula:
The Vampire, Science, and Technology
Vampirism as Madness
The Vampire and Sexuality
This blog post is part of the Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives Research project, led by Sally Shuttleworth.