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‘Monstrum Sum’: Intersectional Otherness in The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club Books (2017-2019)

Theodora Goss’s Athena Club series uses neo-Victorian monster mashup to interrogate contemporary identity politics. Set at the turn of the twentieth century, The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter (2017), the first book in the series, chronicles the adventures of the daughters of famous ‘mad scientists’ from Victorian literature, and their eventual formation of the …

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Visualising Video Palace: The Sound of Monstrosity

The podcast Video Palace is an intriguing text through which to examine monstrous embodiment, as the presence, texture, and appearance of its monsters is reconceptualised through sound alone.  This paper will demonstrate how Video Palace uses what could be considered “bad” noise, such as distortion, glitches, and interference, to assist the audience in their visualisation …