Thackeray Meets Dark Matter: The Making of a TV Super-Hero Emily Anne Foster and Jordan Valdes Imagine this: a bus collides with Dark Matter. This is fiction, of course—a superhero TV show, to be exact. Dark Matter, in this particular, televised universe, catalyses the transformation of ordinary people into those with an extraordinary power or skill. A bus collides with Dark Matter, and from that bus emerges… a character out of a Victorian novel. William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair begins with the departure of the popular Miss Amelia Sedley from her boarding school. Amid the teary sniffles, wails,...Read More
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