The Stoker Lecture Le Fanu and Stoker – Bram Stoker Festival
The Stoker Lecture Le Fanu and Stoker
The Bram Stoker Festival’s literary keynote address by world-renowned Gothic expert Professor William Hughes. Introduced by Paul Murray. Sheridan Le Fanu was one of the seminal influences on the Irish Gothic movement, and a huge influence on Bram Stoker. Bill Hughes will explore Le Fanu’s influence on Bram Stoker, 200 years after his birth.
Bill Hughes is a world authority on Bram Stoker, Professor of Gothic Studies at Bath Spa University, an immediate Past President of the International Gothic Association, and founder editor of the internationally refereed journal “Gothic Studies”. He has published seventeen books, many of them on Stoker and in this keynote address will examine Sheridan Le Fanu’s influence on Stoker and his writing.
Admission is free but booking is essential.