The Great New England Vampire Panic
This article offers a historical account of the “vampire panic” that swept through nineteenth-century New England, motivating numerous exhumations of corpses suspected to be vampires. It describes several historical cases of suspected vampires, and reflects on possible reasons for the panic during this period in America.

Guardian Books Podcast: Dracula’s Literary legacy
This 35-minute podcast offers perspectives on the legacy of Dracula in literature and popular culture, 100 years after the death of Bram Stoker. The speakers are a varied group of scholars, writers, and vampire experts, including Stoker’s great-grandnephew Dacre Stoker.

Dracula Film Posters: In Pictures.
This collection of poster images shows how Dracula has been reimagined in the 20th century, on both the stage and in film adaptations of the novel. The caption for each poster offers a brief description of its source.

Interview with Dacre Stoker
In this brief podcast interview, Bram Stoker’s great-grandnephew, Dacre Stoker, speaks about his discovery of the author’s long-lost journal (published in 2013 as The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker). He speaks about the contents of the journal, as well as the process of discovering and editing it for publication with scholar Elizabeth Miller.

In the Blood: Why Do Vampires Still Thrill?
This brief article contextualizes Stoker’s Dracula with regard to historical belief in vampires, and charts the development of vampire fiction from the Romantic period to present day. It also traces the evolution of scholarship on vampires, and on Dracula specifically. Finally, the article suggests possible reasons for Dracula’s enduring power, including its narrative structure and its psychological perceptiveness.

Where Dracula Was Born, and It’s Not Transylvania
This article offers a window into the geography and history of Whitby, England, where Stoker began writing Dracula and where he set some of the novel’s action. It discusses Stoker’s month-long visit to Whitby, and includes photographs of relevant local sights like Whitby Abbey and the harbor.

How to Tell You’re Reading a Gothic Novel
This infographic introduces the genre of the Gothic novel, by listing some of its hallmark characteristics and describing how they appear in several major Gothic novels from the 18th- and 19-centuries (including Dracula).