Victorian literature and culture

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  • 16 Sep 2021
    Richard Fallon

    Making Dinosaur a Household Word

    Nowadays it’s regularly remarked that people think all prehistoric animals are dinosaurs. The flying Pteranodon? Dinosaur. The aquatic Ichthyosaurus? Dinosaur. Mammuthus primigenius – or rather the woolly mammoth? Dinosaur. Whatever we make of palaeontological illiteracy, it’s undeniable that in this century and for much of the previous one dinosaurs have enjoyed a celebrity far surpassing […]

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  • 18 May 2020
    Will Abberley

    Disappearing Women: The Feminist Camouflage of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    The First World War witnessed the birth of camouflage – both as a word and a developed military practice. But, while soldiers were disappearing into the landscape, the American feminist writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman was arguing that women also needed to become less visible as part of the war against male oppression. It sounds like […]

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