Another aspect of the Victorian Era that attracted my attention when I started to learn about that time.
Freak shows were a particularly popular form of entertainment during the Victorian period. 3,026 more words
Long before Kim Kardashian attempted to #breaktheinternet with her bountiful backside and Beyonce wondered whether we were ready for this jelly, the female posterior in its most exaggerated form had already basked in the cultural spotlight, thanks to the Victorians. 1,053 more words
I recently ran across and article by Thomas Rogers in Salon magazine from 2012 that was an interview with Hanne Blank, the author of Straight: A Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality… 788 more words