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Dracula and Modern Life

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.

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