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In search of Dracula : the history of Dracula and vampires

Author: Raymond T McNally; Radu Florescu
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [New, updated, and rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: The true story behind the legend of Dracula - a biography of Prince Vlad of Transylvania, better known as Vlad the Impaler. This revised edition now includes entries from Bram Stoker's recently discovered diaries, the amazing tale of Nicolae Ceausescu's attempt to make Vlad a national hero, and an examination of recent adaptations in fiction, stage and screen.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Dracula, Count (Fictitious character); Vlad, Prince of Wallachia; Dracula, Count (Fictitious character); Dracula.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond T McNally; Radu Florescu
ISBN: 0395657830 9780395657836
OCLC Number: 30508305
Description: xii, 297 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introducing the Dracula of fiction, history, and folklore --
2. Bram Stoker and the search for Castle Dracula --
3. The historical Dracula : tyrant from Transylvania --
4. Prince of Wallachia --
5. Crusader against the Turks --
6. Castle Dracula --
7. Dracula horror stories of the fifteenth century --
8. The historical Dracula, 1462-1476 : imprisonment and death --
9. Snagov : the mystery of the empty grave --
10. Vampirism : old world folklore --
11. Bram Stoker --
12. On stage, in fiction, and on film --
13. Conclusion --
Maps --
Chronologies --
Genealogy --
Appendixes --
German stories --
Russian stories --
Romanian stories --
Annotated bibliography --
Books by Bram Stoker --
Primary sources --
Nonfiction --
Works of psychology, anthropology, and literature --
Books on movies, theater, and television --
Fiction --
Filmography --
Travel guide.
Responsibility: Raymond T. McNally and Radu Florescu.
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From the Publisher: The true story behind the legend of Dracula - a biography of Prince Vlad of Transylvania, better known as Vlad the Impaler. This revised edition now includes entries from Bram Stoker's recently discovered diaries, the amazing tale of Nicolae Ceausescu's attempt to make Vlad a national hero, and an examination of recent adaptations in fiction, stage and screen.

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