Yonsei University

Feminine Technologies and the Victorian Sexuality in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

This paper will discuss the correlation of the Victorian sexuality with the dominant technologies of the era, based on the analysis of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Technologies of the time, stenograph, phonograph and typewriter have feminine natures of being receptive and reproductive. Presenting the transitions of sexuality of the main characters in their contact with the feminine technologies, Dracula reveals that sexuality during the Victorian Age is intertwined with the technologies.

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