Loie Fuller and the Serpentine

Exploring Fuller’s unlikely stardom and how her beguiling art embodied the era’s newly blurred boundaries between human and machine. This article, Loie Fuller and the Serpentine, was originally published in The Public Domain Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse it please see: https://publicdomainreview.org/legal/ In 1892, Loie Fuller (née Mary-Louise Fuller, in[…]

Sentiment and Sensibility: Sheridan and ‘The School for Scandal’

Examining 18th-century satirist Richard Brinsley Sheridan and his most famous play, The School for Scandal. Introduction Perhaps Sheridan’s greatest play, The School for Scandal is one of the supreme triumphs of 18th-century theatre and is sometimes described as the greatest comedy of manners in the English language. A crackling satire on ostensibly polite society, it[…]

Of Pears and Kings

Investigating an early 19th-century meme in the press to criticize the corrupt and repressive policies of King Louis-Philippe. This article, Brilliant Visions: Peyote among the Aesthetes, was originally published in The Public Domain Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse it please see: https://publicdomainreview.org/legal/ Images have long provided a means of protesting[…]

Ancient Athens, Pericles, and the Alcmeonids

The career of Pericles and of the extension of Athenian democracy that took shape under his direction. Introduction In 432 B.C. , just prior to the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, the Spartans escalated their diplomatic offensive against the Athenians by reminding them that their leader Pericles was polluted by a curse, and they demanded[…]

How to Design a Personal Logo for Your Online Business

Looking to create a logo that you not only love but draws in sales? Explore how to design a personal logo that will help you stand out from the crowd. These days, it’s not only creative professionals who need a personal logo. From writers to contractors everyone uses personal branding as an essential tool in today’s[…]