The Victorian Gothic

So, in honour of Charlotte Bronte’s unbirthday (shut up, they’re totally a thing and it’s not just an excuse to better understand Jane Eyre), we’re having a look at the conventions of the Victorian Gothic this week. But before we can look specifically at the Victorian Gothic genre, let’s get some things straight about the…

The Corvus Corax

It was late, I noted. I had arrived as the sun had set and could not allow myself the futile respite sleep would grant me. The clock told me it was midnight, and the thunder outside told me that the sky was about to reciprocate my sorrows. I had been unable to sleep or write and…