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  1. A Bloody Habit

    July 10, 2018 12:43 am 1 Comment

    It is 1900, the dawn of a new century. Even as the old Queen’s health fails, Victorian Britain stands monumental and strong upon a mountain of technological, scientific, and intellectual progress. For John Kemp, a straight-forward, unimaginative London lawyer, life seems reassuringly predictable yet forward-leaning, that is, until a foray… Read more »

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  2. It’s a Homeschool Stake Out

    August 16, 2017 5:04 am Leave a Comment

    We recently ran across this fun video starring editor and educator Eleanor Nicholson, a preview for her course on Dracula for Homeschool Connections, which is an online course supplement for homeschooling families. Watch her intro below–it’s engaging, witty, and worthwhile, whether you’re lining up your literature offerings this Fall or… Read more »

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    Spooky Links at a Distance

    October 30, 2015 4:53 pm Leave a Comment

    It’s Halloween weekend, so time for some varied spooky links! First up, “Kill the Moon”, one of the scarier episodes of Doctor Who in the past year (featuring moon spiders!) gets reviewed at First Things, exploring the pro-life implications of the episode. Alexi Sargeant says “The episode proposes something like… Read more »

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    Short Story: The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson

    October 29, 2015 11:42 am Leave a Comment

    “You can’t begin and then stop.  If you begin, you must keep on beginning; that’s the truth.  No rest for the wicked.” Horror is a genre that is often used to illustrate the price of immorality. It has been given a bad name by endless schlocky and titillating modern iterations,… Read more »

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    Christopher Lee and Morally Serious Horror

    June 12, 2015 2:23 pm 7 Comments

    Christopher Lee as Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski in Pope John Paul II Sir Christopher Lee was an imposing figure to the end. After news of his death arrived I went online and found a video of a recent interview. Straight as a rail even in his 90s and dressed impeccably, he… Read more »

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  6. Frankenstein

    July 22, 2013 12:45 pm Comments Off on Frankenstein

    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of the most influential and controversial novels of the nineteenth century; it is also one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted. It has been vivisected critically by latter-day Victor Frankensteins who have transformed the meanings emergent from the novel into monsters of post-modern misconception. Meanwhile… Read more »

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  7. Dracula

    July 22, 2013 11:23 am Comments Off on Dracula

    When solicitor’s clerk Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania on business to meet a mysterious Romanian count named Dracula, he little expects the horrors this strange meeting will unleash. Thus Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel of blood and passion begins, rapidly accelerating from Harker’s nightmarish experiences in Castle Dracula to a full-fledged… Read more »

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