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How did Dracula become the world’s most famous vampire? – Stanley Stepanic

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Over a hundred years after his creator was laid to rest, Dracula lives on as the most famous vampire in history. But this Transylvanian noble – neither the first fictional vampire, nor the most popular of his time – may have remained buried in obscurity if not for a twist of fate. Stanley Stepanic explains how a critical copyright battle catapulted Bram Stoker’s character into literary renown.

Lesson by Stanley Stepanic, animation by Phuong Mai NGUYEN.

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