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Of Grace, Lord Byron, and Vampires: A New Year in the Lives of the English Majors

I’m not quite sure how I’ve managed to let so much time fly by since my last post. But part of what was occupying me and Michael was the Modern Language Association Convention, which is always held between Christmas and New Years Day, and which was held in San Francisco this year. For those of … Continue reading Of Grace, Lord Byron, and Vampires: A New Year in the Lives of the English Majors

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Wild Work, in Inner and Outer Space

Every time we arrange or rearrange books on a shelf, we enjoy in crude form one of the basic pleasures of literary criticism. — English Romanticism and the French Tradition, by Margery Sabin …Two weeks ago, on the History Hoydens blog, I mused about the pleasures of reshelving my books in a freshly painted study, … Continue reading Wild Work, in Inner and Outer Space

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