Bram Stoker

(1847—1912) novelist and theatre manager

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born in Dublin, was for 27 years secretary and touring manager to Sir H. Irving, an experience that produced Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving (1906). Stoker wrote a number of novels and short stories, as well as some dramatic criticism, but is chiefly remembered for Dracula (1897), a tale of vampirism influenced by ‘Carmilla’, one of the stories in Le Fanu's In a Glass Darkly (1872).

Subjects: Literature.

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