Category Archives: She

She’s going to get you: a card game facilitated exploration into imperialism

For our final project, Asia and I decided to create a negotiation style board game based off of H Rider Haggard’s novel She. Below are infographics detailing the rules, objectives, background and characters that the game entails. There is also a forthcoming play through video that you will be able to watch in order to […] Continue reading

Posted in board game, Class Projects, Haggard, negotiation, Science Fiction, SF, She, Strategy | Comments Off on She’s going to get you: a card game facilitated exploration into imperialism

[Bonus] Rappaccinis Daughter: a poisonous mystery

Rappaccini’s Daughter, a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne first published in 1844, follows a young man named Giovanni Guasconti as he falls in love with Beatrice Rappaccini and becomes enraptured in her poisonous world created by her father, Dr. Giacomo Rappaccini. A mystery unfolds in the story as Giovanni learns about Dr Rappaccini’s infamous scientific […] Continue reading

Posted in disney, Fiction, Garden, Haggard, Poison, Rapunzel, Scientists, SF, She, short story | Comments Off on [Bonus] Rappaccinis Daughter: a poisonous mystery

Black Mirror: 200 Years of Sci-Fi Influence

SPOILER WARNING FOR BLACK MIRROR SEASONS 3 AND 4 Over the past decade, anthology series have seen a significant rise in popularity, particularly in the horror and science fiction genres. From “American Horror Story” to the revival of the classic series “The Twilight Zone”, anthologies are in high demand both on streaming services and on […] Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Black Mirror, Black Museum, Crocodile, Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Frankenstein, future tech, H. Rider Haggard, Haggard, Mary Shelley, Netflix, Playtest, Sci-Fi, science, Science Fiction, SF, SF love, She, Shelley, Spoiler Alert, technological advancements, technology, Televsion, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, tv | Comments Off on Black Mirror: 200 Years of Sci-Fi Influence

Empathy or Pity: Racialization and Alienation in Sci-Fi

When reading Haggard’s “She,” I came across a common trope that has bothered me for some time. The novel depicts the adventures of the two men as they travel through Africa with the protection of British Imperialism. Although the novel’s narrator describes Vincey as an infallibly beautiful Greek god, Holly’s description focuses on the alienness […] Continue reading

Posted in androids, Blade Runner, Racialization, SF, She | Comments Off on Empathy or Pity: Racialization and Alienation in Sci-Fi

Necrophiliacs, Foot Fetishes, and the Fall of Civilizations in H. Rider Haggard’s She

“People are lonely and only animals with fancy shoes.” -Jack Johnson, “The Horizon Has Been Defeated”  Many of the chapters in H. Rider Haggard’s She are strange, but the chapter entitled “The Little Foot” must be the most peculiar. The … Continue reading

Posted in Darwin, evolution, Fetish, Freud, H. Rider Haggard, Jack Johnson, She | Comments Off on Necrophiliacs, Foot Fetishes, and the Fall of Civilizations in H. Rider Haggard’s She