There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness. —– Edgar Allan Poe Gothic novels were popular in Europe during the 18th century. They were written by authors such as Ann Radcliffe, Edgar Allan Poe, and Mary Shelley. “The Castle of […]
“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”STEPHEN KING Welcome to The Wilted Rose Book Club. I am thrilled to introduce you to a place where we’ll be discussing about witch fiction books! This thought came after being inspired by others who […]
Welcome in the Victorian Library. Here, you will find old books that have been forgotten by many, rare books to find, as well as books that will inspire you to learn more about our Universe. My Victorian Library is a library […]
The year 1816 was a year characterized by a dark, dreary summer. It was known as the Year Without a Summer because of a volcano that erupted in the Dutch East Indies polluting the air with sulphur. The poem “Darkness” by Lord Byron was inspired by this peculiar summer.
A Love for the Macabre He had a love for the macabre. When one day a skull was dug up at his Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron said, “A strange fancy seized me of having it set and mounted as a […]
FREE RUNE SPREAD TOOL ENTER THE GLOOMY GALLERY ENTER THE VICTORIAN MUSIC ROOM ENTER THE GLOOMY ROOM Here you’ll find a list of articles I wrote for my Literary Parlor. Here you’ll find the link to my Witch’s Library. Free […]
Welcome to my Blog – Literary Parlor Welcome to my Blog – Literary Parlor. This is a place for conversations about but not limited to the Romantic movement and the Victorian era. I will be sharing with you my thoughts […]
BIBLIOTHECA VENEFICAE Bibliotheca Veneficae comes from the mind of Vivienne Branson, aiming to reimagine a Victorian library reminiscent of those found in dedicated Victorian homes, steeped in stories, legends, and truths of times past. It mirrors the essence of a […]