This course will investigate the origins of Gothic literature in Britain, discovering its relationship with science, philosophy and Romanticism. We shall explore issues of sexuality, gender and the rise of the subconscious.
Talk: The Little Jewess - Frances Braham at Strawberry Hill.
29 September 2021 at 7.30pm
To celebrate European Jewish Days of Culture, Nino Strachey will share personal reflections on the life of her relation Frances Braham (1821-1879). The daughter of an internationally famous Jewish opera singer, Frances married into the Waldegrave family, inheriting Strawberry Hill in 1846.