Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nonfiction by Bram Stoker

Although most modern readers know Stoker as a writer of fiction, during his lifetime he was almost as famous for his nonfiction.  He wrote a total of four books and a large number of articles published in newspapers and magazines.

Books:

 

Articles – Theater:

  • 1885 “The American Audience”
  • 1890 “Actor-Managers”
  • 1891 “Recollections of the Late W. G. Wills”
  • 1894 “Dramatic Criticism”
  • 1901 “The Art of Ellen Terry”
  • 1904 “Sir Henry Irving: An Appreciation”
  • 1906 “Henry Irving’s Fight for Fame”
  • 1906 “Fifty Years on the Stage”
  • 1908 “The Question of a National Theatre”
  • 1909 “Americans as Actors”
  • 1909 “Dead-Heads”
  • 1909 “The Censorship of Stage Plays”
  • 1911 “Irving and Stage Lighting”
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    Articles – Miscellaneous:

  • 1907 “The Great White Fair in Dublin”
  • 1907 “The World’s Greatest Ship-Building Yard”
  • 1908 “The Censorship of Fiction”
  • 1908 “Where Hall Caine Dreams Out His Romances”
  • 1909 “The Ethics of Hall Caine”
  • 1909 “The American “Tramp” Question”
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    Speeches:

  • 1872 “The Necessity for Political Honesty”
  • 1876 “Address to Henry Irving, Esq.”
  • 1885 “Personal Impressions of America”
  • 1886 “Abraham Lincoln”
  • 1899 “The Organization of a Theatre”
  • 1906 “Irving’s Audiences”
  • 1907 “Fiction and the Censor”
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    Interviews by Stoker:

  • 1907 “Sir Arthur Conan Doyle”
  • 1907 “An Interview with Winston Churchill”
  • 1907 “The Tendency of the Modern Stage”
  • 1907 “How Mr. Pinero Writes Plays”
  • 1908 “Mr. De Morgan’s Habits of Work”
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    Interviews with Stoker:

  • 1886 “A Chat with Mr. Stoker About Irving”
  • 1886 “Irving and Hudson”
  • 1887 “Mr. Bram Stoker. A Chat with the Author of Dracula”
  • 1890 “The Gangway Seats at the Lyceum”
  • 1898 “Interview with Mr. Bram Stoker”
  • 1899 “Terriss’s Murderer”
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    Introductions:

  • 1899 Sir Henry Irving and Miss Ellen Terry
  • 1905 The Works of Hall Caine
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    Attributed to Stoker:

  • 1884 Henry Irving in England and America 1838-84

  • “The Works of Hall Caine” with introductions by Bram Stoker

    “The Works of Hall Caine” was a series of ten novels by Hall Caine (May 14, 1853 – August 31, 1931). When this collection was republished in 1905 Stoker wrote an introduction to each of the ten volumes. The books containing these introductions were published by William Heinemann, London.

    To read these introductions visit:
    “The Works of Hall Caine” at bramstoker.org


    “The American ‘Tramp’ Question and the Old English Vagrancy Laws” by Bram Stoker

    “The American ‘Tramp’ Question and the Old English Vagrancy Laws” was a nonfiction article by Bram Stoker. It was first published in the November 1909 issue of the North American Review, New York.

    To read this article visit:
    “The American ‘Tramp’ Question” at bramstoker.org


    “The Ethics of Hall Caine” by Bram Stoker

    “The Ethics of Hall Caine” was a nonfiction article by Bram Stoker. It was first published in the August 1909 issue of The Homiletic Review, Funk & Wagnalls Company, Publishers, New York.

    To read this article visit:
    “The Ethics of Hall Caine” at bramstoker.org


    “Where Hall Caine Dreams Out His Romances” by Bram Stoker

    “Where Hall Caine Dreams Out His Romances” was a nonfiction article by Bram Stoker. It was first published in the September 6, 1908 issue of The New York Times.

    To read this article visit:
    “Where Hall Caine Dreams Out His Romances” at bramstoker.org


    “The Censorship of Fiction” by Bram Stoker

    “The Censorship of Fiction” was a nonfiction article by Bram Stoker. It was first published in the September 1908 issue of The Nineteenth Century and After: A Monthly Review, Leonard Scott Publications Co., New York.

    To read this article visit:
    “The Censorship of Fiction” at bramstoker.org


    “The World’s Greatest Ship-Building Yard” by Bram Stoker

    “The World’s Greatest Ship-Building Yard” was a nonfiction article by Bram Stoker. It was first published in the May 1907 issue of The World’s Work: An Illustrated Magazine of National Efficiency and Social Progress, William Heinemann, London.

    To read this article visit:
    “The World’s Greatest Ship-Building Yard” at bramstoker.org