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Monday, August 6 2012

Lesser Shades of Jane

Why the girls of Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey can’t stand up to 19th century romantic heroines...


Wednesday, October 26 2011

The Celestial Railroad: Shifting Debates on the Immigrant Experience in ‘Sin Nombre’

Illegal immigration is a hotly contested topic in American society and politics. Sin Nombre opens up important questions about migration that documentaries often ignore: there is no such monolithic category as "the immigrant", and migration is not solely an economic decision.


Wednesday, March 23 2011

‘Reading Jackie’: When Literary Choices Become Biography

Despite her love of books, Jackie Kennedy Onassis spent a lifetime trying to prevent people from writing about her, sometimes with the accompanying threat of legal action. Her entire life was led with one arm thrust outward, eyes cast downward, keeping the world at bay.


Thursday, December 10 2009

The Brontë Collection

Lovers of all things Brontë will want to check out this BBC box set.


Sunday, May 31 2009

The Servants’ Quarters by Lynn Freed

Is this worth reading? For lovers of what we might conveniently label “the Jane Eyre genre”, yes.


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