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History of Literature #116 - Ghost Stories!

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It’s the Halloween Episode! 78 more words


Domesticity and Femininity in Turn of the Screw and Haunting of Hill House (A Summary)

Below is a summary of my midterm paper that I will be writing this week. I may be posting it on this blog later on. 372 more words

Unsettling Ambiguity: Turn of the Screw

Turn of the Screw

by Henry James, adaption by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Teddington Theatre Club
at Hampton Hill Theatre until 7th October

Review by Melissa Syversen… 1,038 more words


A Haunted House is Not a Home

What does a house represent? What is a home? We imagine a safe, comfortable space, one that at once belongs to you and gives you a sense of belonging. 571 more words

Mental Illness and 19th Century Horror

The idea of disintegration, of decay, is featured heavily in works of horror literature. In 19th century literature, it is not only bodily decay that is put on display, but that of the mind. 547 more words

The Need for (Traditional) Narrative

As previously discussed, I’m enjoying Gilbert Sorrentino’s Pack of Lies, even if the third volume in the trilogy, Misterioso, is starting to feel a bit like overkill. 581 more words