• Victorians Were Obsessed with the Idea that George Eliot Had Two Different-Sized Hands

    Presenting one of the 19th century's most random mysteries, and the modern scholar who solved it.



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    Isolation Thrillers, Maternity Leave, and The Long History of Social Distancing and Gender

    As the world ground dramatically to a halt earlier this year, there came the inevitable comparisons to war, science fiction,...