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  Bram Stoker,Oscar Wilde,Henry Irving
Bram Stoker, born in Dublin in the year 1847, had a very troubled childhood, riddled with illness and suffering from a late development to speech.
Stoker remained there throughout his career and it was his careful management, providing a contrast to Henry Irving`s theatrical excesses, that was probably a major reason for the Lyceum`s success.
Bram Stoker wrote a number of short stories and novels, but surely is remembered for only one, that of his tale of vampires " Dracula ", published in 1897.
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 Bram Stoker - Biography and Works
Bram Stoker was born near Dublin on November 8, 1847, the third of seven children.
Had Bram Stoker continued in the same vein and style as he did in the beginning of "Dracula" the book would have given me shivers throughout the reading.
As Charlotte Stoker wrote to her son, shortly after Dracula was published in 1897: "No book since Mary Shelly's Frankenstein or indeed any other at all has come near yours in originality and terror..." Hoping for an answer.
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: Biography of Bram Stoker   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stoker was so profoundly affected by the death of his friend and hero that he suffered a stroke.
Bram Stoker wrote numerous novels, short stories, essays, and lectures, but Dracula is by far his most famous work.
Stoker coined the term "undead," and his interpretation of vampire folklore has powerfully shaped depictions of the legendary monsters ever since.
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 Bram Stoker - MSN Encarta
The Bram Stoker Award is a recognition presented by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) for "superior achievement" in horror writing.
Mini Biography: Bram Stokerwas born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his...
Bram Stoker, full name Abraham Stoker (1847-1912), British writer, born in Dublin, Ireland, and educated at the University of Dublin.
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 Bram Stoker Biography
Bram Stoker (1847-1912) is best known as the author of Dracula (1897), one of the most famous horror novels of all time.
Abraham Stoker was born in Clontarf, Ireland in 1847.
Stoker is best known as the author of Dracula (1897), one of the most famous horror stories of all time, and a work frequently cited as a...
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 Bram Stoker Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Stoker's way of presenting his matter, and still more the matter itself, are of too direct and uncompromising a kind.
Stoker almost succeeds in creating the sense of possibility in impossibility; at others he merely commands an array of crude statements of incredible actions.
Stoker has got together a number of "horrid details," and his object, assuming it to be ghastliness, is fairly well fulfilled.
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 Bram Stoker
Abraham Stoker was born near Dublin, Ireland, graduating from Trinity College with honours in mathematics.
Stoker published a collection of allegorical fairy tales, Under the Sunset, before studying for the bar and being invited to the Inner Temple in 1890, the same year his first romantic novel, The Snake's Pass, was published.
Stoker is reputed to have been a member of the Golden Dawn and the The Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia, and to have been initiated into a masonic lodge in Dublin.
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Stoker remained with Irving until the actor's death in 1905 and under his direction Henry became the first actor to be knighted.
Bram Stoker died in London in April 1912 and was cremated at Golders Green Cemetery in London.
The Bram Stoker Clan is a world wide organisation dedicated to promoting the recognition of Bram Stoker and his work.The Clan has its headquarters in Dublin, under the auspices of Bram Stoker Enterprises, and membership is open to one and all - young or old, male or female-around the world.
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 phillyBurbs.com | The Dracula Guide
During the meal, a starstruck Stoker continued to heap praise upon Irving, cementing a somewhat parasitic friendship that was to last for the next 25 years.
Stoker was not without a dark side; he had earlier published a collection of morbid children's stories entitled, "Under the Sunset".
As Stoker researched the vampire myth, he was drawn inextricably to the cradle of the vampire myth in Europe, the Balkans.
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 Bram Stoker   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bram Stoker, author of the Gothic horror novel 'Dracula', was born in Dublin in 1847.
While in England he took many of his holidays in Whitby, and it was here, beneath the shadow of the ruined Abbey, and influenced by the strange tales of local fisherman, that he penned his masterwork.
Stoker was active both on the literary scene and in his capacity of manager at the Lyceum until his death in 1912.
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 Masterpiece Theatre | Dracula | Bram Stoker Bio
Bram Stoker, third of seven children, was born in Clontarf, a suburb of Dublin, on November 8, 1847.
In 1878 Stoker married Florence Balcombe, a noted Victorian beauty; their son Irving Noel Stoker was born on December 31, 1879.
Stoker became the business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London (owned by Irving) and remained in that position for 27 years.
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 Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker was the author of Dracula, his work was key in the development of the myth of the Vampire.
He was born in Dublin, Ireland and at the age of 16 attented Trinity College at Dublin University.
Stoker continued to write, Miss Beauty (1898), The Mystery of the Sea (1902), The Jewel of the Sever Stars (1903), The Man (1905) and the most successful, Lady of the Shroud (1909).
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 Bram Stoker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
a coastal suburb of Dublin, Ireland, to Abraham Stoker (born in 1799; married Stoker's mother in 1844; died on October 10, 1876) and the feminist Charlotte Mathilda Blake Thornley (born in 1818; died in 1901) as the third of seven children.
In 1878 Stoker married Florence Balcombe, a celebrated beauty whose former suitor was Oscar Wilde.
It was produced while Stoker's widow (and literary executor) was still alive, and the filmmakers were eventually sued by Florence Stoker who was represented by the lawyers of the British Incorporated Society of Authors.
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Abraham "Bram" Stoker was born near Dublin on November 8, 1847, the third of seven children.
Stoker's complimentary reviews in the Mail must have been appreciated by the actor, for he invited the critic to meet him backstage.
Stoker promptly resigned the civil service, married Florence Balcombe, the nineteen-year-old beauty he had planned to wed the following year, and set off for his new life in London.
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 UTEL: Bram Stoker Page
"Born in Dublin in November 1847, Bram Stoker was the third of seven children.
"Stoker followed in his father's footsteps and became a clerk in the Civil Service in 1870 but his interest in the arts continued to grow and the following year he wrote the first of his many theatre reviews.
Bram Stoker: A Biography of the Author of Dracula.
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 Báthory Erzsébet - Elizabeth Bathory: Bram Stoker, Elizabeth Bathory, and Dracula (Elizabeth Miller)
In 1983, he tried to demonstrate that Stoker had a second historical person in mind (the first was supposedly Vlad the Impaler) as his novel took shape: Elizabeth Bathory.
His claim that Bathory played a major role in the genesis of Stoker's novel is astonishing, given that it is difficult to argue even for a minor role.
Stoker found it in A F Crosse, and used it specifically for "that part known as the Transylvanian frontier of Moldavia" (Notes 56), nowhere near Bathory's castle.
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 Bram Stoker - Bram Stoker Rock Band
Bram Stoker is the licensing authority for all reproduction and manufacturing rights of the recordings of Bram Stoker.
Bram Stoker was formed in the summer of 1969 by Hammond organist Tony Bronsdon, guitarist Pete Ballam and drummer Rob Haines who, as the founding members of Bram Stoker, then recruited bass guitarist Jon Bavin, all of whom were based in their south coast home town of Bournemouth, England, UK.
Bram Stoker enjoyed a wonderful period of interest in the music industry during the period from 1969 through to 1972 and this is shown in the wake of the
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 Bram Stoker
Stoker was a sickly child - until the age of eight years he suffered from infantile paralysis.
In England he began writing a series of novels and short stories the first of which was "The Snake's Pass".
When writing his masterpiece "Dracula" Stoker was mainly inspired by three influences: The historic model Vlad Tepes, Joseph Sheridan le Fanu's narration "Carmilla" from 1872 and the Hungarian traveler Arminius Vambery, who told him about the vampire myths in the Balkan Peninsula.
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 Bram Stoker
Stoker, Bram (born Nov. 8, 1847, Dublin, Ire.
Although an invalid in early childhood he could not stand or walk until he was seven, Stoker outgrew his weakness to become an outstanding athlete and football (soccer) player at the University of Dublin.
Turning to fiction late in life, Stoker published The Snake's Pass in 1890, and in 1897 his masterpiece, Dracula, appeared.
www.classic-literature.co.uk /bram-stoker   (149 words)

 BookPage Review:Bram Stoker
Stoker's life, while in outward aspects a mundane middle-class one, was most peculiar.
He was born Abraham Stoker, the third of seven children of an Anglo-Irish family, in Clontarf, Ireland, in 1847.
Stoker's life is the story of the creation of DraculaÑwhich is lucky for Belford, for otherwise his story would be as dull as accountancy.
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 Fictionwise eBooks: Bram Stoker
Bio: Abraham "Bram" Stoker was born near Dublin in 1847 where he spent his first seven years more often than not confined to his bed due to a mysterious and unexplained disorder.
A popular bestseller in Victorian England, Stoker's hypnotic tale of the bloodthirsty Count Dracula, whose nocturnal atrocities are symbolic of an evil ages old yet forever new, endures as the quintessential story of suspense and horror.
Of the many admiring reviews Bram Stoker's Dracula received when it first appeared in 1897, the most astute praise came from the author's mother, who wrote her son: "It is splendid.
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 Open Directory - Arts: Literature: Authors: S: Stoker, Bram
Bram Stoker - A short biography of Stoker and e-texts of Dracula and Lair of the White Worm.
Bram Stoker - A short Stoker biography with a bibliography.
Bram Stoker: Irish Author and Inventor of Dracula - A Bram Stoker biography.
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 The Literary Gothic | Bram Stoker
Stoker wrote a number of other novels and short stories, several of which (The Jewel of Seven Stars and Lair of the White Worm, to mention just a couple of the novels) also have major supernaturalist elements.
Includes a brief Stoker biography as well as brief overviews of influences and of vampires in popular culture.
Another one of Stoker's sexually fraught tales - and another (like "The Judge's House" and Dracula) prominently featuring rats - this one features a hero on the verge of marriage (as was Stoker at the time he was writing this tale), a Parisian dump, and Olympic-caliber athleticism.
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 Bram Stoker - Books and Biography
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (1847-1912) was born in Clontarf, Ireland on November 8th, 1847.
Bram's father, a civil servant himself, secured a place for his son at Dublin Castle.
There Bram wrote his first work, Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland: Collected Works of Bram Stoker, but it was not published until 1879, after he was already famous.
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 Bram Stoker — Infoplease.com
Stoker, Bram (Abraham Stoker), 1847–1912, English novelist, b.
The rhetoric of reform in Stoker's 'Dracula': depravity, decline, and the fin-de-siecle "residuum." (novelist Bram Stoker)
Bram Stoker and the Treaty of Berlin (1878)
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 Bram Stoker + Vampires Then and Now/Vampires of the Eclipse
Bram Stoker -- christened as "Abraham" -- was born near Dublin, Ireland to Abraham and Charlotte Stoker.
Not only was Stoker inspired by Le Fanu's [Carmilla] (1872 -- 1871 according to some accounts), but he found Hungarian Arminius Vambery, a folklore expert and professor of eastern languages, to be a good fount of information after they met in 1890.
No written record of their association has been found, but Stoker did pay Vambery a compliment in the book by having Professor Van Helsing mention his "friend, Arminius, of Buda-Pesh [Budapest] University".
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 Bram Stoker Dracula Irish culture and customs - World Cultures European
Best-known as the author of Dracula - one of the most famous novels of all time - Abraham "Bram" Stoker was born near Clontarf, Co. Dublin on November 8, 1847.
Although Stoker wrote a number of short stories and 18 books during his lifetime, his reputation as an author stands almost wholly on Dracula which was first published in 1897.
Abraham "Bram" Stoker was born near Clontarf, Co. Dublin on November 8, 1847.
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