‘Numinous’ and ‘Negatively Numinous’ in Bram Stoker’s Dracula

  • Lucy Linforth University of Edinburgh


This paper seeks to explore the representation of both the numinous and negatively numinous presence in a late nineteenth century Gothic novel which occupies the complicated borderland between the supposed binary oppositions of the sacred and sacrilegious, holy and profane, of good and evil: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897).