Department   Kyoto University of Foreign Studies  Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies
   Position   Professor
Language Japanese
Publication Date 2023/03
Type Academic Paper
Title The Reason Why Mina Murry Harker Rushed to Marry in Bram Stoker's _Dracula_
Contribution Type Single author
Journal SELL
Journal TypeJapan
Volume, Issue, Page Volume 39
Total page number 16
Authorship Lead author
Details This paper explores the reasons for Mina Murry Harker's hasty marriage to her fiancé Jonathan Haker, whose mental and physical health was failing, in Bram Stoker's Dracula. It examines gender roles in 19th-century English society, explores Stoker's use of female characters' roles in driving the narrative, and finally, explores the implications of the hasty marriage.