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Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination (British Library)

Monday, 27 October, 2014 by William Ballantyne-Reid

Terror and Wonder, the latest exhibition to be presented by the British Library, is an overview of the Gothic genre from Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto (1764) to the work of Jake and Dinos Chapman, via Byron and the … Continue reading

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Georgians Revealed: Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain (British Library)

Friday, 22 November, 2013 by Esther van der Hoorn

Georgians Revealed, currently on at the British Library, marks the 300th anniversary of the accession of George I in 1714. The king and his successors would lend their name to a period in British history characterised either as vulgar and … Continue reading

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