Colm Toibin

The Essay, Bram Stoker Episode 2 of 5

To mark the centenary of Bram Stoker's death, the novelist Colm Toibin explores the origins of the Irish author's Gothic horror Dracula, assessing the influence of Irish folklore, Gothic theatre, and even the topography of Dublin and London themselves. Did Dracula come into being from Irish Protestant guilt?

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