Moss, Stephanie (pop culture)
Stephanie Moss, a professor of English with a specialization in fantasy and horror literature, received her doctorate from the University of South Florida where she is a member of the faculty of the English Department. For the International Conference on the Fantastic Arts in 1992, she wrote “The Prostitute in Dracula” and has presented a series of papers that have since earned her acclaim as a Dracula scholar. She has been actively involved in The Lord Ruthven Assembly, serving a term as secretary. In 1995 she was among the presenters at the World Dracula Conference in Romania and spoke at Dracula ‘97: A Centennial Celebration in Los Angeles. She has continued as an active Dracula scholar into the new century.
Moss, Stephanie. “The Psychiatrist’s Couch: Hypnosis, Hysteria, and Proto-Freudian Performance in Dracula.” In Bram Stoker’s Dracula: Sucking Through the Century, 1897–1997. Carol Davison, ed. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1997, pp. 123–46.
———. “Stoker and Victorian Periodicals.” A paper presented at the Stoker Undead Conference held on the occasion of Bram Stoker’s 150th birthday at Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts, November 8–9, 1997.
———. “Psychical Research and Psychoanalysis: Bram Stoker and the Early Freudian Investigation into Hysteria.” In Dracula: The Shade and the Shadow. Elizabeth Miller, ed. Westcliff-on-Sea, UK: Desert Island Books, 1998.
———. “Dracula and the Blair Witch Project.” A paper presented at the Second World Dracula Congress held at Poiana Brasov, Transylvania, Romania, May 25–28, 2000.