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I came across this book review of one of our authors – Mary Shelley, who is the subject of a new biography. Or rather, we could say that the biography has another subject, one of the women whose modern work on Shelley was critical to Shelley’s resurgent reputation in high culture and academic analysis. After […]

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As with any primary source, we need to consider it as a product of its times. And that means as a product of the author’s engagement with those times. We did that well for Chateaubriand and the French Revolution, now we can do it again with Shelley and Frankenstein, in a post-Revolutionary context. But of […]

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Well this is interesting… from academic blog Crooked Timber: Yesterday I chanced to read a story from 1850, The Three Visits, by one Auguste Vitu. It is in a collection of, broadly speaking, ghost stories: The Macabre Megapack: 25 Lost Tales From The Golden Age. It is free to Amazon Prime members, and 99 cents […]

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