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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson was published in 1866, but it continues to invade our modern culture whether through adaptations of the whole story or… Continue reading

Mary Prince and Slavery


  In 1831 Mary Prince’s story was published. Prince was born on a slave farm in Bermuda. Bermuda at this time was a British colony where half the population was slave. The major… Continue reading

Lady Montagu’s Two Cautions and Fantomina by Eliza Haywood


      In Britain during the 1700’s, women were expected to act a certain a way. They were taught from a young age that marriage was their only option and the idea… Continue reading

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