Victorian Legacies: The French Revolution’s Reign of Gothic Terror

By by Matthew Crofts, PhD Candidate at the University of Hull. There are quarrels in which even Satan, bringing help, were not unwelcome; even Satan, fighting stiffly, might cover himself with glory, – of a temporary sort. – Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution: A History, 1837 p. 87 The French Revolution had an incalculable effect during the […] …read more