Tag Archives: Reproduction

Intelligent Designs

A recurring motif of this course has been the ubiquitous magazine Punch. Since Punch‘s satirical cartoons popped up so frequently in our discussions of the Victorian era, I thought I’d take a sidelong glance at the historical (and ongoing) evolution debates by … Continue reading

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Something in the Way She Moves?

Why should a man’s mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations with such a precarious object as his own body! Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) If you pity Mr. Hardy, consider the predicament of every poor man who … Continue reading

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Shameful Manoeuvres

This week, we had two “mini-projects” of independent web exploration: one on the Victorian Dictionary, and one on medical advertisements located at the British Library. As intended, this was a simple and fun way to dip our toes into Victorian culture, but … Continue reading

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