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Literary Outlook and Themes

The last thirty years of the 18th century paved the way to the Romantic Age introducing new ideas and different perspectives. Richardson, in his novels, had already anticipated the themes that would be further developed in poetry as it was to become, once more, prevalent over prose writing. 523 more words

Arielle Tipa, A Point On Which The Soul May Fix

Arielle Tipa is a writer and poet based in New York. She is currently working on her first novel as well as a collection of short stories. 631 more words


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Frankenstein by the beach

Week 2 Holidays

What did I do?

Read Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Shelley … at the beach

I am currently up to chapter 12. My initial thoughts were (sadly) of confusion; going into the novel without much prior knowledge of what the original tale actually owned was slightly disorienting. 455 more words

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Victor Frankenstein’s Medical School Rejection Letter

Dear Mr. Frankenstein,

The Admissions Committee of Ingolstadt Medical University has completed its review of your application, and we regret to inform you that we are unable to offer you a place in this year’s entering class. 383 more words

Women Writers

Quote Of The Day – Jules Verne

In light of the coming new year I thought today’s Quote of the Day was particularly relevant as we look ahead to 2017 with hopes and dreams of a kinder, gentler, less turbulent and tumultuous twelve months. 116 more words

Quote Of The Day

Designing the thrill ride | Editor and Publisher Ross E. Lockhart on Eternal Frankenstein

A hard-working and eminently likeable presence in the field of speculative fiction small press, editor and publisher Ross E. Lockhart takes a seat at the Soft Disturbances lounge to chat about Eternal Frankenstein – a 16-story tribute to Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking science fiction and Gothic horror classic – which he edited this year for… 1,087 more words

Eternal Frankenstein

Eternal Frankenstein read-a-thon | Table of Contents

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been reviewing the new Word Horde anthology Eternal Frankenstein, edited by Ross E. Lockhart. As was the case with my read-a-thon of… 187 more words

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