The drives behind the Victorian periodical press and penny literature
Placing the poems of Pre-Raphaelite muse Elizabeth Siddal in context
Hamilton first delivered this to his publishers 80 years ago in March 1941. What does a re-read of it tell us about the time that produced it?
Nancy Mitford’s 1932 festive novella ‘Christmas Pudding’ is the tonic 2020 is crying out for
What kind of world did F Scott Fitzgerald create for his heroines a century ago?
Covid-19 is bringing us closer to the Victorians more than any recreation of an 1830s London townhouse ever could
Instead of the chocolate-box pink stucco houses of Primrose Hill, it was the castles and cottages of Suffolk which served as Smith’s inspiration
Natasha Green reviews Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders, by Kate Griffin