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Intimate Relay: A Synopsis

Intimate Relay: A Synopsis

The action is prefaced by a scientific myth: the story of the striped foal— A group of scientists have a stallion copulate with a zebra. Nothing happens, a small matter of obstinate XY chromosomes and a difference in genetic structure. The stallion is sent home where he mates with a mare. A few months later...
Themes and settings for Christabel

Themes and settings for Christabel

Strongly influenced by the German Romanticists, Samuel Taylor Coleridge began Christabel with the intention of creating a Christian morality piece. He failed. The first part of this poem is a feverish gothic vampire narrative with heavy lesbian overtones, so powerful that the ‘good over evil’ to come, never got written. It was too problematic for...