Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Glimpse of America by Bram Stoker

In 1885 Stoker gave a speech on America. A few months later, it was published as his third book of nonfiction. It was first published under the full title A Glimpse of America: A Lecture given at the London Institution by Sampson Low, Marston and Company, London.

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Bram Stoker

Abraham (Bram) Stoker was born November 8, 1847 in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a civil servant and his mother was a charity worker and writer. Stoker was a sickly child and spent a lot of time in bed. Growing up his mother told him a lot of horror stories which may have influenced his later writings. In 1864 Stoker entered Trinity College Dublin. While attending college he began working as an Irish civil servant. He also worked part time as a free lance journalist and drama critic.

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“Terriss’s Murderer”

“Terriss’s Murderer” was an interview with Bram Stoker by an unnamed reporter. It was first published in the UK with the subtitle “Prince Writes to Sir Henry Irving” in the April 6, 1899 issue of The Dundee Courier, Dundee, Scotland.

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