Victorian literature and science

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  • 15 Feb 2022
    Catriona Livingstone

    Virginia Woolf, Science, Radio and Identity

    Sometimes, during research, what appears to be a narrow, well-charted path opens out into a startling vista. In 2016, my PhD supervisor, Anna Snaith, advised me to look at the transcripts of early radio broadcasts that were printed in the BBC magazine The Listener. I had just begun the research for a PhD thesis on […]

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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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