Journal of Dracula Studies Release Party

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  • November 9, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All are welcome to attend this reception in honor of the upcoming issue of the journal. Admission includes a copy of new issue, access to the Frankenstein & Dracula exhibition, and refreshments.

The Rosenbach Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein with Frankenstein & Dracula Exhibiton

The Rosenbach 2008-2010 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103 Contact: Sara Davis Phone: 215-732-1600 x 132 Email: [email protected] The Rosenbach Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein with Frankenstein & Dracula Exhibiton Pages of Mary Shelley’s handwritten draft of Frankenstein to be displayed alongside Bram Stoker’s notes for Dracula for the first time PHILADELPHIA, September 20, 2017—The Rosenbach …

Degrees of Separation: Lord Byron and Lewis Carroll

Everyone in this world is connected, but some are more closely related than others. Scholars of Kevin Bacon analysis will understand this concept of degrees of separation, but may be surprised to learn that it can also be applied to other significant figures; for example, Alice in Wonderland author Charles Dodgson (more commonly known as …

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Michael Sims

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  • November 2, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In Frankenstein Dreams, Michael Sims has gathered many of the very finest stories, some by classic writers such as Jules Verne, Mary Shelley, and H.G. Wells, but many that will surprise general readers.

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Leslie S. Klinger

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  • October 17, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Two centuries after its original publication, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of gothic horror comes to vivid life in “what may very well be the best presentation of the novel” to date (Guillermo del Toro). Leslie S. Klinger discusses The New Annotated Frankenstein, a 2017 edition of the novel with commentary and illustrations.

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Travis Lau

Date / Time

  • November 16, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

How do we begin to historicize blood as a fluid material and as a symbol that has the potential to bear a “social life” beyond the body? This talk considers Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) as a case study for how Victorian fiction (re)imagined the significance of blood in relation to Victorian debates about blood purity, blood transfusions, and contagion.

Stoker’s Dracula, performed by Going Dark Theatre

Date / Time

  • October 19, 2017
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dracula is a 70-minute solo adaptation of Bram Stoker’s tale of terror, using only Stoker’s original text of diary entries, letters, and newspaper articles. This show has received rave reviews and returns to the Rosenbach, home of Bram Stoker’s original notes for Dracula. About the performer Josh Hitchens is the Artistic Director of Going Dark Theatre. Their (more…)