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Women in Early English Gothic Literature

Welcome to my first Women’s History Month blog post of 2021! You may not know this but I love Gothic literature – a genre full of wild and remote landscapes, vulnerable heroines, violent and erotic fantasies, and supernatural and uncanny happenings – and in this post I’ll be discussing three women who wrote early Gothic… Continue reading Women in Early English Gothic Literature

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Book Review: The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve

Title: The Old English Baron Author: Clara Reeve Publisher: Oxford University Press Date: 2008 (1778) Genre: Gothic / Classic Summary: When Sir Philip Harclay returns to England after a long absence, he finds that his childhood friend, Arthur, Lord Lovel, is no longer alive, and that the castle and estates of the Lovel family have twice changed hands. But a… Continue reading Book Review: The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve

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First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros #5 – The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros is a weekly feature hosted by I’d Rather Be at the Beach where you share the first paragraph or two of a book that you’re currently reading or planning to read soon. The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve (1778) Paragraph one: In the minority of Henry the Sixth, King of… Continue reading First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros #5 – The Old English Baron by Clara Reeve

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books by Women on my Spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Books by Women on my Spring TBR Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? by Agatha Christie The Memory Police by Yoko Oga The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson Valperga by Mary… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books by Women on my Spring TBR