#victorian literature

The Dostoevsky Dash: The Reasons for Dashed Out Information in Literature

If you've read some classics, you've probably run across names and places replaced by a dash. But what is the Dostoevsky dash?

Women Have Always Loved Reading Thrillers—Just Ask the Victorians

Thrillers are having a moment, but this trend started in the 19th century. Domestic thrillers and sensation fiction have more in common than you may think.