Dracula | Study Guide

Bram Stoker

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Overview

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Author

Bram Stoker

Year Published

1897

Type

Novel

Genre

Horror

Perspective and Narrator

Dracula is told through pieces of evidence in the form of letters, newspaper articles, journal entries, and telegrams primarily composed by the characters Jonathan Harker, Mina Murray, Dr. John (Jack) Seward, Lucy Westenra, and Dr. Abraham Van Helsing.

Tense

Dracula is written mostly in the past tense, although some entries provide present-tense accounts.

About the Title

Dracula is the name of the story's antagonist, a vampire. The name comes from the Romanian word dracul, meaning "dragon" or perhaps "devil."

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