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Going to the Lighthouse with Gatsby

Thus far, my 1000inadecade blog has been concerned mostly with images of weight and size: how my size has changed, how I perceive myself, and how culture treats fuller figured women.  1,337 more words

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Novels etc.

What exactly did Virginia write?

Novels by Virginia Woolf

The Voyage Out (1915)

Night and Day (1919)

Jacob’s Room (1922)

Mrs Dalloway (1925)

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Penguin Modern Classics

One of the ways I love organising my books is by series and I thought I’d show off my Penguin Modern Classics today. There’s something so nice about having white spines with little penguins lined up on my bookshelf.  346 more words

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Memoir Club

Gosh, it sounds like the Memoir Club would have been most people’s worst nightmare. A group of friends gathered together with the aim of writing their memoirs but in the process having to share their most intimate secrets and thoughts. 233 more words

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A writing hero

One of my favourite authors when I was young was K.M. Peyton… or so I thought but when I looked up information about her, following a review I read in the papers today of her latest novel, ‘Wild Lily’, I discovered that I must have come to her later, when I was an adult; she was born in 1929, and published some books during the 1950’s and 60’s, but I haven’t read any of them… so it must have been the ‘Flambards’ or the ‘Pennington’ novels which I first read. 351 more words

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Here We Go A-Bloomsburying

My dearest friend recently moved to Paris. To the heart of the Marais neighbourhood, no less, where, across a cobblestoned courtyard and up six flights of steep, winding stairs, he occupies a charming, light-filled flat, all honey-coloured wood floors and cream paintwork, with windows opening onto a view of the fabled grey-blue rooftops of Paris. 929 more words

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Androgynous Economies of Narrative Form and Structure

[This essay was submitted as my Experimental Writing term paper, MA Creative and Critical Writing, University of Sussex, May 2015.  Mark: 71.  A piece of experimental fiction, Lutra Wodr, was submitted along with this paper. 4,626 more words

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