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Our British Invasion is off to a great start, with the spotlight on Rebecca Sherwin today, K.L. Shandwick on Wednesday, and Sydney Jamesson on Friday! (On Thursday, we will feature an epic, “Battle of the British Book Boyfriends”!) Check out our “team coverage” here and on… 1,248 more words
The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
Fantasy / Magical Realism
Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. 965 more words
I had two powerful reactions to Terry Eagleton’s introduction to the major authors of British Literature, The English Novel.
I loved the wry insights scattered throughout his survey of Defoe, Dickens, Woolf, and Joyce, and I felt troubled and amazed by his final thesis: that the English novel went into decline after World War II — that everything produced since Virginia Woolf stepped into the water, her pockets filled with stones, has not only been… 778 more words