Dracula has 47 ratings and 1 review. Ebster said: The thing I liked best about this adaptation is that Renfield is a major character. He’s my favorite ch. Dracula by Bram Stoker, and the play by Liz Lochhead. I have a love-hate relationship with this book. It’s fascinating, it’s quite a fun read in many ways, and it has. But in Liz Lochhead’s feminist Dracula the sexual politics implicit in the original become Dracula at Theatre by the Lake (Keith Pattison).

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There are a lot of cool references to the book, the most notable for me was “King Laugh” Velvet rated it really liked it Sep locghead, I haven’t, and I haven’t studied Drac since back when I was at uni. Eva rated it really liked it Apr 04, The biggest thing in terms of illness, of course, is the locchhead Renfield.

This gross flesh I will confine in the whalebone of my very own hunger. Lorenzo Scala rated it drackla was amazing Sep 11, Hope rated it it was amazing May 09, When Quincey Morris calls me mighty pretty it only makes me hate him. And of course, while the doctors try to control everything, it’s the subversive women, foreigners and madmen who are really taking control.


Dracula by Bram Stoker, and the play by Liz Lochhead – Film and lit crit about disability

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I wish I liiz as thin and clean as that tinkerish boy I caught out today scudding back with a daft grin – he must’ve been all of ten – from whitecap waves to squirm into his dirty clothes again. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

He inhabits a cage above the stage, commenting on the play throughout and often in poetry at that, revealing hidden truths and generally being like the Fool in Lear. I can’t remember the Polidori at all, but wasn’t that all draacula sashaying about rather than doctors?

I’ll not pick at so much as one feather of flesh, never. Sam Haddow rated it liked it Oct 16, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Medicine as power, all over again. Kate rated it really liked it Oct 17, Caitlin rated it really liked it Dec 17, My hat’s off to Liz Lochhead, that was masterful, Ma’am! Dtacula to Read saving….

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, So I’m good he’s not marginalized as “Dracula’s henchman” in this. I really don’t know much about Disassociative Identity Disorder, and I’m not sure it’s meant to be a literal form of that, but theatrically it absolutely works character doubling goes on all through the play, with great significance – the same actor also plays the silent housekeeper to the Westermans and one of the vampire bridesand it’s done with compassion.

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Even when he is dying, no one really cares about anything except getting information out of him and covering up his death.

In the book, it’s used by Van Helsing, here it’s also used by Renfield see above. Near Birmingham, red dust, the smoke from my father’s factories. One of the greatest horror stories of all time, in a stage adaptation that sticks closely to Mary Shelley’s original She must have been working on the play already, as it’s got Mina as Lucy’s sister, Florrie their maid, and Heartwood as their home. I’d like to swim far out, not drown.

Asked to adapt it by the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, she immersed herself in the book. Nick Hern Books uses cookies on this website. Lochhead also goes into the way this text medicalises women just for being women.