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This absolute treasure of an essay and accompanying video by Evan Hayles Gledhill and Dr. Lori Morimoto explore the themes of the genre of gothic romance and the parallels between William Godwin’s Things as They Are, or the Adventures of Caleb Williams (1794); Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (1847); and NBC’s TV series Hannibal (2013-2015).

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:bisexuality intensifies: [Image of Hannibal Lecter (NBC Hannibal) smirking as he cups Will Graham’s face in his hand; text reads “I felt what I had had no previous conception of,” quote from Things As They Are by William Godwin.]

Note: both the video and essay contain spoilers for seasons 1-3 of Hannibal. Video contains gore and graphic violence.

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