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The contemporary Byronic hero with reference to the character of James Keziah Delaney in the historical drama ‘Taboo’

We welcome back, Olivia Metcalfe, who writes about the ‘taboo’ of Tom Hardy’s latest television character; discussing monstrosity and the Byronic Hero.  Olivia graduated with a BA Honours in English Language and Literature, and most recently, with an MA in … Continue reading

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The Beast that Haunts the Bedroom

As we delve further into the representation of the monster, this blog post, by Gary Christopher White, looks at the vampire and how the fangtastic image is eroticised, in text, and out. Gary graduated from the University of Sunderland with … Continue reading

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Communists Monsters and Capitalist Heroism

Following the graduation of 2016’s MA English Students, Katie Watson, is still intent on using her knowledge of theory, to address the matters of today. This piece, provides a detailed account of political pattern, and highlights the concerns circulating society, … Continue reading

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Introducing the Spectral Visions Press Tarot Collection

Following the launch of Spectral Visions Press: Tarot Collection, Tegan Stevenson, who is an integral part of the press team, including editor and contributer of the new edition, introduces the book in further depth. Tegan has recently graduated from the … Continue reading

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Monstrosity and Misogyny: The Intellectual Victims of Hegemonic Discourse

After a short break, we are back, with the second instalment of Katie Watson’s article on Mary Shelley. Katie graduated with a BA Honours in English and Drama and is currently studying an MA in English Studies. Continuing my discussion … Continue reading

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Frankenstein’s Summer Holiday

To end our discussion on Monstrous Women, Katie Watson brings you the introduction of an interesting two-part read on Mary Shelley and how a woman with no supernatural power can just as easily possess a ‘monstrous’ title. Katie graduated with … Continue reading

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Lady Macbeth: A Misunderstood Monster?

As part of our Monstrous Women collection, Rachel Duarte has contributed with a detailed analysis on the ultimate femme fatale, Lady Macbeth. Rachel graduated from the University of Roehampton with a BA Honours in Drama and Dance, and a PGCE … Continue reading

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