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Why Are We So Fixated on the Crimes of the Victorians?
The New Republic Online

Why Are We So Fixated on the Crimes of the Victorians?

I n Wilkie Collins's 1868 mystery novel, The Moonstone , the otherwise respectable household steward Gabriel Betteredge finds himself gripped by a powerful — but, it seems, not altogether unpleasant — compulsion. Do you feel an uncomfortable ... The New Republic Online, 1 month ago

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Gothic Chill Meets Human Vulnerability: The Birth of the "Sensation" Novel

My obsession with Wilkie Collins started, strangely, with The Moonstone. It's often credited with being the first "detective novel," but it isn't. It is considered a classic, but it's boring and poorly plotted. I read it to please my father, who had ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago

How to Create a Suspenseful Story

Freud, like many Victorians had read the writers of his time like Dickens and Wilkie Collins and Conan Doyle who often published in serial form, leaving their readers hanging at suspenseful moments and lining up in the street to read the next ...
 Psychology Today1 month ago

Wilkie Collins' 'lost' drama - The Lighthouse

Posted on Friday 3rd October 2014 Dr Caroline Radcliffe talks to Ideas Lab about her research on Willkie Collins plays, specifically the The Lighthouse, a play that Collins wrote and staged together with Charles Dickens. Although a ...
 University of Birmingham1 month ago

Westminster's tribute to one of its most famous authors

Today, Westminster City Council has unveiled a green plaque dedicated to novelist Wilkie Collins on the site where he was born in 1824. Cllr Robert Davis, deputy leader of Westminster City Council, was joined by Faith Clarke, granddaughter of ...
 Westminster City Council2 months ago
Scotland Now

Clutha anniversary: Scotland's police and firefighters to face off in charity ice hockey match in memory of victims

SCOTLAND'S police officers will take on firefighters as part of a charity ice hockey match to mark the first anniversary of the Clutha helicopter crash in Glasgow . The helicopter crashed onto the the Clutha bar on November 29 2013, claiming the ...
 Scotland Now1 day ago Charity match for Clutha anniversary  BBC1 day ago Firefighters to play police in Clutha crash charity hockey match  STV.tv1 day ago

Syngenta targets 1,800 jobs to cut costs

AGROCHEMICALS giant Syngenta says it is eliminating or reshuffling 1,800 jobs globally as part of a $US1 billion ($A1.08 billion) cost-cutting program to boost earnings. THE Basel, Switzerland-based manufacturer, which is one of the world's largest ...
 Tasmania Mercury2 days ago

North Carolina Post-Election Newsletter

TABLE OF CONTENTS Election Analysis Election Outcomes U.S. Senate North Carolina U.S. House of Representatives North Carolina North Carolina Senate North Carolina House of Representatives North ...
 JD Supra2 weeks ago

BWW Reviews: New Moon Shines With WOMAN IN BLACK

Nothing satisfies as much on a chilly night as a good, old-fashioned ghost story - and when the chills along one's spine match those outside the theatre, it's fairly certain that the production has accomplished its shuddery goals. Moreover, New Moon ...
 Broadway World2 weeks ago New Moon Shines With WOMAN IN BLACK  Broadway World2 weeks ago
Barbados Daily Nation

Kirby, Titus, Meyer the Water champs

Bankruptcy for WICB? Read More Safari dogfight enters last lap Read More EDITORIAL: Important move for presence on OECD tax forum Read More SEEN UP NORTH: Bajans discuss solutions Read More EDITORIAL: Prostate tests vital Read More ...
 Barbados Daily Nation2 weeks ago
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