By John Edgar Browning, Caroline Joan S. Picart
Because the booklet of Dracula in 1897, Bram Stoker's unique construction has been a resource of concept for artists, writers, and filmmakers. From Universal's early black-and-white motion pictures and Hammer's Technicolor representations that undefined, iterations of Dracula were cemented in mainstream cinema. This anthology investigates and explores the some distance higher physique of labor coming from resources past mainstream cinema reinventing Dracula.
Draculas, Vampires and different Undead Forms assembles provocative essays that study Dracula motion pictures and their circulation throughout borders of nationality, sexuality, ethnicity, gender, and style because the Twenties. The essays research the complexity Dracula embodies outdoor the traditional panorama of movies with which the vampire is usually linked. targeting Dracula and Dracula-type characters in movie, anime, and literature from predominantly non-Anglo markets, this anthology deals specific views that search to floor depictions and studies of Dracula inside of a bigger political, old, and cultural framework.