Monthly Archives: September 2010

Twilight Saga: A Neo-Victorian religious allegory for everyone

I have recently been educated on what it means to be a Mormon and there was not an Osmond in sight. John Granger, writer of Spotlight: A Close-Up Look at the Meaning and Artistry of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga offers … Continue reading

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‘Dead Love Has Chains’: an unusual source examining male desire

I have been looking at how masculinity, male desire and sexuality are portrayed in nineteenth and early twentieth century literature for some time now. A fairly unknown novella that tackles these topics is Mary Braddon’s Dead Love Has Chains (1906). … Continue reading

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