Posts Tagged: Victorian fiction

“For the blood is the life:”* Dracula and the Victorian Politics of Blood

By Travis Lau How do we begin to historicize blood as a fluid material and as a symbol that has the potential to bear a “social life”[1] beyond the body? This essay employs Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) as a case

“For the blood is the life:”* Dracula and the Victorian Politics of Blood

By Travis Lau How do we begin to historicize blood as a fluid material and as a symbol that has the potential to bear a “social life”[1] beyond the body? This essay employs Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) as a case

A Scientific Guide to Seeing Fairies. A fragment.

By Franziska Kohlt And it is only when “in fairy-fiction drest” that Romance gives admission to “truths severe.” Edward Bulwer-Lytton, A Strange Story On a hot July day in 1872, Lewis Carroll, together with his friend the Pre-Raphaelite painter and

A Scientific Guide to Seeing Fairies. A fragment.

By Franziska Kohlt And it is only when “in fairy-fiction drest” that Romance gives admission to “truths severe.” Edward Bulwer-Lytton, A Strange Story On a hot July day in 1872, Lewis Carroll, together with his friend the Pre-Raphaelite painter and