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what is Bram Stokers views on gender role and feminism?

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Alex Mina Harker is a powerful female character. The men of the book make a conscious decision, at one point, to exclude her from their plans - despite clear evidence that her previous involvement has been invaluable. That decision has disastrous consequences, and the man acknowledge that: "Whoops, we should definitely include her from now on." I think Stoker knows the point he's making there.

It's also, and maybe this is a side point, a fairly gay book; Stoker was pretty clearly a closet case and there are homoerotic overtones to the relationship between Dracula and Jonathan Harker. "This man is mine!" says the Count.
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