Bram Stoker 's The Stoker Essay examples

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Not many people know of Bram Stoker but they sure do know about his works. Bram Stoker was born in Dublin Ireland, he was born on November 8, 1847. Bram Stoker was the third oldest of seven children. When Stoker was only seven years old he had an unknown disease that doctors had no cure for, he was forced to stay in bed while his brothers and sisters were out playing. When Stoker was only seventeen years of age he “entered Trinity College in Dublin”(British Writers / supplement. Vol. III. 378). When Stoker graduated from Trinity College in Dublin in 1870, he did so while having honors in history and mathematics. There is not much known about Bram Stoker’s parents other than their names and that they have one grandchild only by Bram Stoker. Bram Stoker is the son to Abraham Stoker and Charlotte Mathilda Blake Thornley. Bram Stoker’s birth name is Abraham Stoker Jr., Bram was named after his father but wanted to be called Bram instead of Abraham like his father. Bram Stoker had become friends with the actor Henry Irving. Stoker first met Irving when Irving was in a play, Stoker was only nineteen at the time. Stoker seen Irving “in a performance of Richard Sheridan’s ‘The Rivals’”(British Writers / supplement. Vol. III. 378). When Stoker was young he did not know what he was going to do with his life. He was good at sports in college and maybe he wanted to be a football player. Stoker did not know that he would wind up as a great British writer. He did not know his name and…

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