Bram Stoker and the Gothic takes its cue from Dracula's caution to the gang of vampire hunters that his 'revenge is simply begun.' the gathering appraises the influence of Stoker's Gothic predecessors, presents new readings of his fictions and explores adjustments of the Gothic.
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