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I don’t tend to participate in a lot of literary memes, but as a reader who’s constantly longing for more insight into her favorite characters, I just couldn’t resist this one, brought to you by… 1,492 more words
Contrary to anyone who thinks I might have in fact never returned from England (wouldn’t that be awesome?!…unless it meant I died…in which case, not awesome), I have actually left that glorious island and am again in the States, presumably being productive and very much alive. 672 more words
I have a confession: I’m a feminist, and I love Dickens.
Truthfully, I’m not entirely sure which part of that sentence is supposed to constitute the real admission, since God knows people hate the word “feminist.” That said, I’ve met several women who are quick to write off Dickens’ entire oeuvre as patriarchal nonsense, and it pains me a little. 1,783 more words