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Reviving the Classics: Goblin Market

Reviving the Classics: Goblin Market ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars ‘Come buy, Come buy.’ With this cry, an attempt at marketing to be sure, the goblin merchants advertised their goods to two young girls. While Lizzie closed her eyes, like she was supposed to, her sister Laura succumbed and tried the forbidden fruits, payingContinue reading “Reviving the Classics: Goblin Market”

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MA Victorian Studies

As I started my MA in Victorian Studies at Birkbeck College this week, I spent the last couple of days preparing. It is a literature course, but they put pressure on understanding the historical and cultural context. That’s why we start the year with French Revolution. As a part of preparation for the course, IContinue reading “MA Victorian Studies”

Reviving the classics: Northanger Abbey

‘No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy, would have supposed her born to be an heroine’[1] Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen is characterised by the young age of the heroine. Catherine Morland is seventeen years old, making her a few years younger than Elisabeth and Jane Bennet and the same age asContinue reading “Reviving the classics: Northanger Abbey”