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The Quiet Thing: Mansfield Park
Many great novels concern themselves with characters whose place in society is not fixed or assured. Foundlings, orphans, outsiders, people moving from one country to another, people moving from oneExpand
‘Gnawed Bones’ and ‘Artless Tales’ — Eating and Narrative in Conrad
In his preface to his wife’s Handbook of Cookery for a Small House Conrad states that of all the books ever written ‘those only that treat of cooking are, from a moral point of view, above suspicion.Expand
In two voices
The Reign of Wonder: Naivety and Reality in American Literature
Acknowledgements Introduction: the sleep of reason Part I. The Transcendentalists: 1. Saints behold: the transcendentalist point of view 2. Emerson: the unconquered eye and the enchanted circle 3.Expand