Elizabeth Gaskell and the Fallen Women

This time we are going to imagine ourselves in the Victorian Era. Let’s walk through the dirty streets in the big cities like Manchester or London. We can think of Charles Dickens’s novels as Hard Times. Now, let’s imagine a society of double moral standards. Morality was supposed to be strict, but in reality, people…

Mirror, Mirror: Show Us Lady Audley’s Horror

We have been exploring in the deep dark forest the concepts of terror and horror. If you missed the post you can read in Search of Horror and Terror in the Sublime and The Shadowy Boundary Between Horror and Terror. In this post, we are going to see how horror is present in Mary Elizabeth…