Dracula is a novel by Bram Stoker that was first published in 1897. In print continuously since its first publication, the novel has inspired countless stage adaptations, films, and other literary works. Read key facts, the plot summary, and important quotes.


Read one-minute Sparklet summaries, the detailed chapter-by-chapter Summary & Analysis, the Full Book Summary, or the Full Book Analysis of Dracula.


See a complete list of the characters in Dracula and in-depth analyses of Count Dracula, Van Helsing, Mina Murray, Lucy Westenra, Jonathan Harker, and more.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Dracula, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


Get ready to ace your Dracula paper with our suggested essay topics, helpful essays about historical and literary context, a sample A+ student essay, and more.

Further Study

Go further in your study of Dracula with background information about Bram Stoker and the novel, movie adaptations, and links to resources around the web.