The 1922 film Nosferatu directed by F. W. Murnau as well as the novel it was based on called Dracula by Bram Stoker paved the way for vampires and the genre of horror for generations to come. …


Analyzing Podcasts Assignment

Information about Podcast #1

Notes & Ideas for your Podcast Project

MLA Citation of podcast # 1

Craig and Andrew Cunningham. “Dracula, by Bram Stoker.” Audio blog post. Overdue Podcast. 18 Feb. 2014. Web. 20 Feb. 2021.

  • The podcast starts off in a light mode with jokes…

Wolverton, Mary Elizabeth. “There was No Sign of Man in It”: Casting Dracula as Posthuman and Valuing the Progressive Vampire. Master’s Theses. University of Southern Mississippi, 2017. https://aquila.usm.edu/masters_theses/306. Web. 13 Aug. 2021.

This master’s theses argues that Dracula by Bram Stoker is a science fiction novel that uses vampires as…


Cite:

Wolverton, Mary Elizabeth. “There was No Sign of Man in It”: Casting Dracula. as Posthuman and Valuing the Progressive Vampire. Master’s Theses. University of Southern Mississippi, 2017. https://aquila.usm.edu/masters_theses/ 306. Web. 13 Aug. 2021.

Define:

The key concepts in this thesis is posthumanism in Dracula by Bram Stocker, and Victorian…


For my research topic, I plan to analyze how Stoker engages with the scientific method in regards to modern and futuristic ideas involving evolutionary biology in his novel. My goal is to identify how and why Stoker uses evolution in the plot of Dracula to make his thrilling fictional story.


Role of Evolutionary Biology in Dracula

Abstract

The gothic fiction novel Dracula, by Bram Stoker, has come to be one of the most iconic horror stories in the world. Stoker’s description of Dracula paved the way for vampirism in the many famous modern horror stories we see today. I argue, however, that Stoker’s novel intended to…


David Sanchez Venegas

Professor Thomas

Viral Vampires

January 31, 2020

The Role of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in Dracula

Science is an overarching field where the most brilliant minds come together to theorize and push humanity towards new paradigms. This idea of science as a key to the future of…


Passage:

“Dr Seward’s Diary

18 June. — He has turned his mind now to spiders, and has got several very big fellows in a box. …


The purpose of Dracula’s speech is to tell the story of his race. More specifically, to explain to Harker that the people of his race are powerful and brutal warriors whose bloodlines are related to some of the strongest races from all over the world.

Dracula’s role as a speaker…


Dear Mason,

My name is David Sanchez Venegas, and I am your partner for the Viral Vampires course. I am a second-year Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Major that enjoys running, hiking, and climbing. I am writing to introduce myself because we are working with each other for the rest of…

David Sanchez Venegas

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