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Reading Howard's End, Forever

Howard’s End: Spent a Week There One Night

Yesterday Starz premiered a new miniseries adapting E.M. Forster’s eternal classic, “Howard’s End.” Eternal as a descriptor is not used here in a positive way. 551 more words


The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Welcome to the Edwardian era!  Ironically, Sherlock Holmes enters the 20th century with a throwback story firmly set in the Victorian era.  Originally serialized from August 1901 to April 1902, the story takes place in the years before the death of Holmes as recorded in “ 1,727 more words


Beautiful, Bountiful Buttons

Of buttons, Collector’s Weekly writes, “As long as human beings have needed to keep their clothing fastened, buttons have been there to do the work.” Buttons may be utilitarian, however, even well into the era of mass production, they were made to be reused on the garments of succeeding generations, resulting in little works of art that please collectors’s eyes today. 353 more words

Victorian Era