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October 30th, 2012

Starr: Dracula was the original thug

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In a recent article published by Slate Magazine, Science Journalism Prof. Douglas Starr claims today’s interpretation of Dracula is very different from the original character in Bram Stoker’s eponymous 1897 novel. As Starr writes, “He was the very model of a thug.” Starr connects the dots between Bram’s Dracula and Italian psychologist Cesare Lombroso, who […]