Daily Archives: June 24, 2015

James Hackman and Martha Reay: History as Soap-Opera

Part 3: Aftermath of Murder THIS FINAL EPISODE OF THE TALE OF MATHA REAY’S MURDER shows how the burgeoning Romantic movement, working with the gutter press of the day, transformed the story of Martha’s murder into a perfect soap-opera of … Continue reading

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