Dr Catherine Wynne explores the key relationships in Bram Stoker's life and examines how the author, overshadowed in death by his most famous creation, Dracula.
The Irish novelist Bram Stoker, creator of Dracula, died 100 years ago this Friday, and all this week on The Essay five writers will examine his life and works.
Tonight, Dr Catherine Wynne of the University of Hull looks at the key relationships in Stoker's life and examines how the author, overshadowed in death by his most famous creation Dracula, lived a life on the margins of Victorian theatrical society, looking on from the 'wings of the stage' while others bathed in the limelight.
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- Mon 16 Apr 2012 22:45