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Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that pornographic film relies on a particular "Victorianness" in generating eroticism—a Gothic Victorianness that is monstrous and restrained, repressed but also perverse, static but ... More


Dracula and Detection: Among Genres II

John Wilson Foster

in Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins with a discussion of Bram Stoker's Dracula and The Man. It then discusses the work of Elliot O'Donnell, including Werewolves. It then analyzes detective fiction.


Making A Case: Vampirism, Sexuality, and Interpretation

Mighall Robert

in A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History's Nightmares

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199262182
eISBN:
9780191698835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262182.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the convergences and divergences of fictional and medico-legal discourse in Gothic fiction in England during the late Victorian period by focusing on the figure of the vampire. ... More


National Character and the Character of Nations

Seamus Deane

in Strange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing since 1790

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184904
eISBN:
9780191674389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184904.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

There is a vast body of writing in the nineteenth century on the character of nations which is scarcely distinguishable from the equally vast literature on national character. The character of ... More


I Want To Suck Your …: Fluids and Fluidity in Dracula Porn

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the status, meaning, use, and conflation of gendered orifices and bodily fluids in pornographic adaptations of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. In speaking the supposed silences of ... More


‘Nineteenth century (up-to-date) with a vengeance’: vampirism, Victorianism and collage in Guy Maddin’s Dracula – Pages from a Virgin’s Diary

Dorothea Schuller

in Monstrous media/spectral subjects: Imaging gothic fictions from the nineteenth century to the present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089770
eISBN:
9781781708651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089770.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses one of the most recent and – despite the absence of dialogue and anything resembling realistic acting – most faithful adaptations of Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897), Guy Maddin's ... More


‘For the Dead Travel Fast’: The Transnational Afterlives of Dracula

Iain Robert Smith

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the publication of Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula in 1897, the character of Count Dracula has proven to be eminently adaptable, appearing in various guises in over 300 feature films – from FW ... More


‘He Is Not Here by Accident’: Transit, Sin and the Model Settler in Patrick Lussier’s Dracula 2000

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

in Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Dracula 2000 as both a resistant text of settler colonial identity and an example of Hollywood’s influence on the Canadian film industry. Seen by Miramax cofounder Bob Weinstein ... More


Cults, Independents and ‘Guerrilla’ Filmmaking

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on alternative models of cinema, which flourished beyond the exclusive control of the major studios. This was related in no small part to occasional funding sources and ... More


The Movement-Image: Horror Cinematography and Mise-en-scène

Anna Powell

in Deleuze and Horror Film

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617470
eISBN:
9780748651061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617470.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with mise-en-scène and various kinds of movement in horror cinema. The film theory shaped by psychoanalysis and semiology treats images as static, symbolic components of underlying ... More


Revamping Dracula on the Mexican Silver Screen: El vampiro

Carmen Serrano

in Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Mexican vampire movies of the 1950s and follows the vampire’s journey from the Americas to Europe and back in order to analyze the ways in which the monster is articulated in ... More


Nazis, Jews and Nosferatu

Marie Mulvey-Roberts

in Dangerous bodies: Historicising the gothic corporeal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085413
eISBN:
9781526104045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085413.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In chapter 4, the vampire theme continues with a discussion of Dracula, Jewishness and blood. It will be argued that the early film version of Stoker’s novel, Nosferatu, encrypts the ostensibly ... More


Blood, Bodies, and Borders

Dale Hudson

in Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474423083
eISBN:
9781474434768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423083.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter compares two films that reinterpret Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula and its vampire in different ways. Francis Ford Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) parodies a nostalgic and ... More


Reading the Gothic and Gothic readers

Andrew Smith

in Interventions: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995102
eISBN:
9781526128287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995102.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In ‘Reading the Gothic and Gothic Readers’ Andrew Smith outlines how recent developments in Gothic studies have provided new ways of critically reflecting upon the nineteenth century. Smith then ... More


The Bat and the Beetle

Tim Youngs

in Beastly Journeys: Travel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319587
eISBN:
9781781380895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319587.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Richard Marsh’s The Beetle, both from 1897. It reads them both as examples of reverse colonisation and draws a connection betwen the titular ... More


. Miscellaneous Writings

S.T. Joshi

in Ramsey Campbell and Modern Horror Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853237655
eISBN:
9781781380697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237655.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Ramsey Campbell's works in film novelizations. Campbell spent some time writing novelizations for Universal of horror films under a house name, Carl Dreadstone. In 1977, he ... More


Mercury Rising: Orson Welles and the Master’s Voice

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When CBS realized that prestige drama was earning points for the network, it began searching for even more literary luster, a search that led the network to approach the wonder boy of theater, Orson ... More


The blood is the life: Bram Stoker's infected capital

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Bram Stoker's Dracula focuses on an undead vampire count from Transylvania who effectively invades fin de siècle London. Seward's asylum in London occupies much of the central space of the novel, and ... More


The Monsters of Orientalism

Sophia Rose Arjana

in Muslims in the Western Imagination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199324927
eISBN:
9780190207298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324927.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of Orientalism, illustrating how the ideology and style of this movement contributed to a variety of cultural expressions including literature, art, and ... More


A British Princess: Ellen Terry as Imogen

Sophie Duncan

in Shakespeare's Women and the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790846
eISBN:
9780191833298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790846.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Ellen Terry’s performance as Imogen (Cymbeline) at the Lyceum in 1896. It reveals Terry’s performance as Imogen as profoundly implicated in the genesis of Gothic texts including ... More


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