Questions tagged [dracula]

Dracula is the most famous of all vampires - originally created by Bram Stoker, and has been repurposed, redone, and rewritten in many books, TV and movie productions. For questions about BBC's 2020 TV series of the same name use [dracula-2020].

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Where did the idea of vampire invitation first originate?

Its been a long time since I read Bram Stoker's Dracula, and I do not remember any instance of Jonathan Harker inviting Count Dracula to his home. I just watched the Let Me In movie and I also ...
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How does Dracula turn people into vampires?

Turning into a vampire seems to have something to do with Dracula drinking the person's blood, but I can't figure if Stoker actually explains the entire process. I fully expect that he didn't, as the ...
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What were Dracula’s true motives in going to England?

Has there been an official reason why Dracula wanted to go to England, and hadn't gone sooner in the 300 years he’d been alive? In any form of writing? His reason he explained to Harker in the ...
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In Dracula Untold why was the vampire bound to the cave? Why would Vlad free him by drinking blood?

Why was the vampire bound to the cave? How come drinking blood would free him?