Dracula : Blood, Sexuality and Spirituality
Dracula in the Wallachian language means Devil. The Wallachians were, at that time, as they are at present, used to give this as a surname to any person who rendered himself conspicuous either by courage, cruel actions, or cunning.
The Genesis of mystery Dracula for the Spooky Halloween
Intrigued by evil and gore, Stoker developed a literary presence that was effortlessly translated to screen by the likes of Murnau, Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee and Francis Ford Coppola. Dracula became such an obsession as it embodied a taboo subject matter: the desire for blood and sex.
Dracula : L’aventure jusqu’au mystère
La redécouverte de la légende est l'œuvre de Bram Stoker. Son Dracula (1887) reste un mythe moderne, teinté de romantisme macabre. Créé à l'époque victorienne, il était éloigné de sa source d'inspiration ou du filon populaire ( les « vrais vampires »).
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