Poe's 1841 story, arguably the first detective fiction, contains many tropes now considered standard to the genre, including a brilliant, amateur detective.
Racking up likes and followers today resembles the nonstop friending of 19th-century England. But Austen's characters figured out how to disengage.
In the nineteenth century, enterprising toymakers developed a novel way to bring theater into the home.
In recent experiments, scientists brought back cellular functions to the brains of dead pigs, recalling early galvanism.
She was known as the "female Byron." So why doesn't anyone read L.E.L. anymore?
A scholar locates early European Unionism in the works of Sir Walter Scott. How would Scott have voted in the Brexit referendum?