This paper analyses the impact that new emerging theories, such as physiognomy and Nordau's theory of degeneration, had on the novel and explains how Bram Stoker's The Jewel of Seven Stars reflects the doubts and uncertainties that were created by this new point of view.

The Fantastic Novel as a Mirror of Scientific Thought: Bram Stoker's The Jewel of Seven Stars

Vitali, Francesca
2012

Abstract

This paper analyses the impact that new emerging theories, such as physiognomy and Nordau's theory of degeneration, had on the novel and explains how Bram Stoker's The Jewel of Seven Stars reflects the doubts and uncertainties that were created by this new point of view.
9789536104864
Fantastic Novel; Bram Stoker; The Jewel of Seven Stars; Science and Literature
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