SIMON MATTHEWS on Aleister Crowley – magician, poet and 73rd Greatest Briton.
From Morrissey and Bowie to Major and Blair, the Union Jack was everywhere in the 1990s, as ALWYN TURNER remembers.
ALWYN TURNER on Charles Mansford’s ‘most unpleasant’ school story, published in 1896.
ALWYN TURNER reads a Victorian tale of gender-fluid horror.
ALWYN TURNER on the Victorian humourist who inspired Oscar Wilde.
From Wilkie Collins to Cecil Rhodes, the votes are in from our Victorian juries.
A contemporary newspaper account of Oscar being seized in 1895.