Teri Williams

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Ludovic McLellan Mann: Glasgow’s original media influencer

By Kenny Brophy Decades before Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and Twitter, to be an influencer involved analogue methods, persistence, and very, very hard work. Research over the last few years into the eccentric Glasgow-based amateur archaeologist, antiquarian and insurance broker, Ludovic…

The Appeal of the Fantastic and the Improbable in Late Eighteenth Century Children’s Literature: Part Three

By Maryam Khorasani and Hossein Nazari Read part 2 of the blog series. Maria Edgeworth’s Lucky Orphans As the century moved forward, the belief in the rags-to-riches narratives gradually started to give way to the significance of retaining social hierarchies,…

The Appeal of the Fantastic and the Improbable in Late Eighteenth Century Children’s Literature: Part Two

By Maryam Khorasani and Hossein Nazari Read part 1 of this blog series. Much Ado about Witchcraft in The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes Often cited as the earliest example of a children’s novel, The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes[i],…

The Appeal of the Fantastic and the Improbable in Late Eighteenth Century Children’s Literature: Part One

By Maryam Khorasani and Hossein Nazari Taking into account their concern about the moralistic upbringing of the children of a book-buying middle class, it should come as no surprise that the ‘irrational’ components of fairy stories were frowned upon by…