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The Victorians and Sex

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VICTORIAN people appeared to have a strange attitude towards sex. Despite being highly fascinated by the subject, they were reported to be frigid and factually ignorant on the matter too. Throughout history, and not just in the Victorian era, sex has always been used as a powerful tool to oppress and control society. “Lie back and think of England,” is… Read more »

The Whitechapel Virgin – In the Spotlight with Ripper Experts

Whilst most people have heard of Jack the Ripper, how many truly know his victims? And to what degree are they remembered¬†as humans, mothers, or were they nothing more than just displaced members of London’s 18th century largely critical and class-obsessed society? In The Whitechapel Virgin, the prostitutes are given a voice, and as can be expected it’s a terribly… Read more »