In the end, Skal falls advice about publication concerning the production of Dracula and you will exactly what possess helped inspire they
The guy talks about the brand new Irish and you will fairy tale has an effect on towards the novel, and you may early Blonde works’ affects toward novel, such as the functions of Wilkie Collins, and additionally, vampire fiction prior to Stoker. Stoker’s pire legend. Meanwhile, Skal discusses information of clips which have end up being the main misconception or preferred creative imagination regarding Dracula that were never ever for the Stoker’s book. Foremost of those is the proven fact that Bram Stoker equated Dracula that have Vlad Tepes. Stoker most likely had no experience in Tepes therefore was not up until McNally and you can Florescu’s guide Looking Dracula this tip became popular, then clips such as for instance Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula therefore the even more latest Dracula Untold have triggered Vlad and you will Dracula getting equated by really Dracula fans.
Skal plus notes that equation away from vampires of the underworld that have bats is Stoker’s design. Skal now offers several you’ll be able to supply into term Mina within the Dracula-Amina out-of Bellini’s opera La Sonnambula and you will Minna into the Prest and you can Rymer’s The new Sequence out-of Pearls (p. 110).