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In search of Dracula

Raymond T. McNally

In search of Dracula

the history of Dracula and vampires

by Raymond T. McNally

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Published by Robson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRaymond T. McNally and Radu Florescu.
ContributionsFlorescu, Radu.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,299p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22053932M
ISBN 100860519694


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In Search of Dracula is also an entertaining introduction to vampire lore and to people's obsession with Dracula. It has a delightful cover by Edward Gorey and numerous illustrations, including antique woodcuts of Vlad's impaled victims and photos from the authors' trips to by: In Search of Dracula is the first research volume of three research books regarding the life of Vlad III Dracula, commonly known as Vlad Țepeș (Vlad the Impaler).

This book delves deeper into the connection between the historical Vlad III Dracula and the folk legends of vampires in the historical region of Transylvania, Wallachia and its /5.

A rich selection of background and source materials is provided in three areas: Contexts includes probable inspirations for Dracula in the earlier works of James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard. Also included are a discussion of Stoker's working notes for the novel and "Dracula's Guest," the original.

You can find an alternative cover edition 4/5(K). Directed by Calvin Floyd. With Solveig Andersson, Tor Isedal, Christopher Lee. A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on /10().

Dracula is a novel by Bram Stoker that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Dracula and in-depth analyses of Count Dracula, Van Helsing, Mina Murray, and Lucy Westenra.

Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole. Search. The Library of Congress > > Classic Books > “Dracula” “Dracula” Back. Read this book now “Dracula” The vampire Count Dracula is trying to relocate from Transylvania to England.

Author: Stoker, Bram, ; Published/Created: New York, The. Makt Myrkranna (the book’s name in Icelandic) was "translated" from the English only a few years after Dracula was published on. Dracula premiered on BBC One on 1 Januaryand was broadcast over three consecutive days.

The three episodes were released on Netflix on 4 January The documentary In Search of Dracula, with Mark Gatiss exploring the legacy of the famous Count, aired alongside the series on BBC Two on 3 on: Dracula, by Bram Stoker.

In Search of Dracula: The History of Dracula and Vampires by Florescu, Radu; McNally, Raymond T. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Dracula, novel by Bram Stoker, derived from vampire legends and published inthat became the basis for an entire genre of literature and film.

It follows the vampire Count Dracula from his castle in Transylvania to England, where he is hunted while turning others into vampires.

Until recently most people thought Dracula was a creation of film and fiction. With the original publication of In Search of Dracula, the actual historical figure of Prince Vlad of Transylvania - better known as Vlad the Impaler - was rediscovered, and readers were introduced to one of the darkest figures of Eastern European history and folklore.3/5(6).

act locality of the Castle Dracula, as there are no maps of this country as yet to compare with our own Ordance Sur-vey Maps; but I found that Bistritz, the post town named by Count Dracula, is a fairly well-known place.

I shall en-ter here some of my notes, as they may refresh my memory when I talk over my travels with Size: 1MB. Dracula is an Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.

"In Search of Dracula" is a Swedish/French/American co-production which offers an insight into the history of Transsylvania and the life of Vlad the Impaler in particular, and entertainingly documents the origins of Bram Stoker's great book. The film also gives some information about other greats of Horror, such as Mary Shelley's Dracula, as.

Learning all they can of Dracula’s affairs, Van Helsing and his band track down the boxes of earth that the count uses as a sanctuary during the night from Dracula’s castle. Their efforts seem to be going well, but then one of Dr.

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Soon after the search begins, Van Helsing realizes that a dreadful change is taking place in Mina. One horrific night, Van Helsing and Seward break into Mina's room, find Jonathan unconscious, and Mina being forced to suck blood from a deep slash across Dracula's chest.

In a twinkling, Dracula disappears. Search. Advanced Search. Introduction () A Gothic Horror Novel. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by.

As you might surmise from the title "IN SEARCH OF DRACULA", this documentary/docudrama is based on the famous book by Raymond McNally and Radu Florescu which single-handedly brought the existence of "real-life Dracula" Vlad the Impaler into general knowledge/5(65).

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IN SEARCH OF DRACULA - ONE DAY TRIP Starting time: TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Go to the real Dracula's Fortress Find out more about Medieval Romania Visit Targoviste Royal Court, the former capital of Vlad the Impaler Climb the stairs that lead to the real fortress of Dracula Enjoy a nice panoramic view over Vidraru Dam Discover the religious life at Curtea de Arges 5/5(1).

Dracula, by Bram Stoker, is a well-thought out, complex novel that leaves the reader page-turning into the late hours of the night. The author's use of imagery and detail make the novel complete and help to further the reader's understanding.5/5(5). In the book, Dracula travels incognito within one of the earth-filled boxes (notably, the crew’s discussion about them containing “mould” is a detail lifted directly from the text) in the Author: Huw Fullerton.

Dracula - Transylvania Edition is a limited edition of numbered copies. Draped in red, richly textured fabric, featuring glow-in-the-dark covers and illustrations, it comes in a polyurethane slipcase with a wood motif.

The Transylvania Edition of Dracula, named after his domain, aims to offer a new reading experience of this famous novel. Episode Info: Listener Justin Mullis hipped us to some groovy s additional context behind the Season 1 episode In Search Of: Dracula.

Much of it is based on an unmentioned book, In Search of Dracula by Raymond McNally and Radu Florescu. We also correct a mistake about the source of the idea that the fictional vampire Dracula might have been Vlad Dracula (aka Vlad Tepes).

‎An Apple Books Classic edition. Few characters have seized readers’ imaginations quite like Count Dracula of Transylvania, the hero of Bram Stoker’s classic.

The novel put vampires front and center on the cultural map, providing direct inspiration for an entire subgenre of bloodsuck /5(K). Based on the book by historians Radu Florescu and Raymond McNally, narrators Tor Isedal and Christopher Lee search for the story behind the literary vampire Dracula, invented by Irish author.

Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van gh Stoker did not invent the vampire, he defined its 4/5(18).

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Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from /5(K). Count Dracula is not the tortured romantic hero of modern-day cinema, but rather an evil monster that must be destroyed. Also, parents should be aware that this novel has a strong female character turned into a sexually aggressive predator, as well as unsettling descriptions of mental illness.4/5.

Powers of Darkness is an incredible literary discovery. InIcelandic publisher and writer Valdimar Asmundsson set out to translate Bram Stoker's world-famous novel Makt Myrkranna (literally, 'Powers of Darkness'), this Icelandic edition included an original preface written by Stoker Myrkranna was published in Iceland in but remained.

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Internet Archive. More information on About the BookReader. Until recently most people thought Dracula was a creation of film and fiction. With the original publication of In Search of Dracula, the actual historical figure of Prince Vlad of Transylvania - better known as Vlad the Impaler - was rediscovered, and readers were introduced to one of the darkest figures of Eastern European history and folklore/5(K).

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A deluxe limited edition box set edition of Dracula in which we present the primary source documents and ephemera of which Bram Stoker's tale is composed -- letters, diaries, telegrams, maps, photos, tickets, newspaper clippings, even a phonograph record -- presented in an oaken archival box.

Wife of Vladimir Son of Dracula Child of the Stars The wonderful cover is done by dysanic. ️ *DON'T FORGET TO READ WIFE OF VLADIMIR AND SON OF DRACULA FIRST.

SPOILERS AHEAD* Add to library Discussion 17 Browse more Fanfiction Horror Romance. "Dracula" was not the first vampire novel, nor was it Bram Stoker's first book. But after years of research, Stoker managed to craft the ultimate vampire novel, which has spawned countless movies, spinoffs, and books that follow the blueprint of the Transylvanian by:   READ book In Search of Dracula The History of Dracula and Vampires Full EBook.

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This book is available in both softback and hardback covers, and there is also the option of a luxury gift box to round off a wonderful Dracula gift. Check your personalization: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated. Further Information. This book measures x 6″.

The cover is not personalized. Which Dracula movie adaptation is most faithful to the original Bram Stoker book?? I wanted a definitive answer, so I selected 12 contenders and put them up to the test. This counts theatrical and.Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, or or 7., Dracula, Count (Fictitious character), Vampires -- Romania., Wallachia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

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