Books
20 June 2012
My Dear Governess: the Letters of Edith Wharton to Anna Bahlmann Edited by Irene Goldman-Price Yale...
Culture
23 May 2012
The Astaires: Fred and Adele Kathleen Riley Oxford University Press USA, 266pp, £18.99 "They are a sort...
Culture
25 April 2012
The modern world came of age in 1922.
26 March 2012
Nights Out: Life in Cosmopolitan London Judith R Walkowitz Yale University Press, 400p, £25 In 1906, an...
Culture
14 November 2011
To the roll-call of such original stories about the death of Marilyn Monroe as Marilyn: the Final Days, Marilyn: the...
Books
12 May 2011
I first became aware of the writing of Terry Castle, an English professor at Stanford University, around 1993. I was...
Culture
27 January 2011
In the "Cetology" chapter of Moby-Dick, Ishmael explains: "I promise nothing complete; because any human...
Books
04 October 2010
Angelina Jolie
Books
09 August 2010
On 20 June 1942, a young girl sat down to write in the new diary she had received a few days before for her 13th...
Cultural Capital
14 July 2010
Women ignored
Books
24 April 2010
The one thing everyone knows about J D Salinger is that his reclusiveness was both combative and controlling: he...
Culture
22 February 2010
"Biography first convinces us of the fleeing of the Biographied - ," Emily Dickinson wrote in 1885. It...
Books
14 January 2010
Palin's fantasy
Culture
24 September 2009
George Orwell

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