The Age of Individualism: Lord Byron’s travels across Europe

  The name Byron represents one who stands out from the crowd- the lone hero battling his personal demons.  It is a familiar name and even has its own adjective ‘Byronic’. It is hard to see the famous portrait, and not feel his charisma ooze out of the canvas. If he had a Twitter accountContinue reading “The Age of Individualism: Lord Byron’s travels across Europe”

How Bram Stoker created Dracula, Lord of the Undead.

  Many have wondered from which pit of hell was wrenched a character so imprinted on the collective mind as Count Dracula. Stories as to how this happened are numerous but not much is really known. I doubt that it was just the story of a undigested crab salad that caused a nightmare as someContinue reading “How Bram Stoker created Dracula, Lord of the Undead.”