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"The curse of Ireland in our own time": Bram Stoker and the stage Irishman

Hughes, W (2014) "The curse of Ireland in our own time": Bram Stoker and the stage Irishman. In: Bram Stoker's Visions of Ireland, 17 March 2014, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath.

Abstract

Bram Stoker (1847–1912), famous as the author of 'Dracula', was born in Dublin. He was Sir Henry Irving’s secretary and touring manager for 27 years. A Protestant and a Liberal, Stoker believed in Home Rule for Ireland but was also a monarchist, a believer in Empire and an admirer of Gladstone. The speaker will discuss in detail Stoker’s complex attitudes to Ireland.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2016 15:17
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:27
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