Series: Archetypal Looking Glass
Spoiler Warning: Mild thematic spoilers for Maleficent
Trigger Warning: Discussion of rape
Image Description: This Pre-Raphaelite painting by Edward Burne-Jones shows a sleeping maiden surrounded by her slumbering courtiers. The painting is the last major painting in a series of four entitled The Legend of Briar Rose. A poem was written by William Morris to accompany the paintings, which can be read here.
Series: The Archetypal Looking Glass
Spoilers: Spoilers for The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland by Catherynne M. Valente. Major spoilers at the end of the review have a warning and several line breaks before them.
Image Description: Cover of “The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in A Ship of Her Own Making. A red cover with an oval image of a little girl and a wyvern with it’s wings chained. The little girl is holding an over-sized key.
Spoilers: Spoilers for some events and characters through Series Four of the rebooted Doctor Who. No significant spoilers after that.
Warnings: This review discusses ableism and references certain events during the Holocaust.
Image Description: Alan Judd as Dortman, a freedom fighter in the First Doctor serial “The Dalek Invasion of the Earth”. He is one of the few physically disabled characters in the series.