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Trouble in the Glen -- Ep. 44

“Oh, no. I didn’t care enough to be bothered going that far out of my way for you, just Maud!” (at least that seems to be what Maria just heard in that) 10 more words

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Maria Edgeworth by John Downman

Several years ago, while carrying out some research for an academic paper, I came across the following quotation from the Anglo-Irish writer Maria Edgeworth: 526 more words

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Book Review: Ennui by Maria Edgeworth

Wednesday, 7th March 2018

Novel Title: Ennui

Author: Maria Edgeworth

Date of Publication: 1809 (first publication)

Ratings: 3.32 (Goodreads)

When Lord Glenthorn comes of age he inherits the title of Lord, a substantial amount of wealth and a vast amount of wealth. 275 more words


What is Really Unspeakable?

Last year, I had the opportunity to see a presentation by Caroline Williamson which discussed western attempts to curate the stories of Rwandan genocide survivors for a wide audience. 989 more words


Edgeworth, Levinas, and Conrad: A Philosophy of (Un)ethical Engagement or Lessons in Colonial Conversation

Hello dear readers,

I’m going to make a bit of a stab at philosophy by way of literary criticism. Philosophers and philosophically minded folk, feel free to correct my missteps in the comments. 1,376 more words