A rich determination of foundation and source materials is given in three territories: Contexts incorporates likely motivations for Dracula in the prior works of James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard. Likewise included are a talk of Stoker’s working notes for the novel and “Dracula’s Guest,” the first opening section to Dracula. Surveys and Reactions reprints five early audits of the novel. “Sensational and Film Variations” concentrates on theater and film adjustments of Dracula, two signs of the novel’s enduring interest. David J. Skal, Gregory A. Waller, and Nina Auerbach offer their fluctuated viewpoints. Agendas of both sensational and film adjustments are incorporated.
Feedback gathers seven hypothetical understandings of Dracula by Phyllis A. Roth, Carol A. Senf, Franco Moretti, Christopher Craft, Bram Dijsktra, Stephen D. Arata, and Talia Schaffer.