Daily Archives: September 27, 2020

A Course In You: A Missed Opportunity

Between two and three weeks ago I received an e-mail from someone who was launching a website to encourage people to educate themselves about themselves called “The School Of You,” which offers a variety of courses related to personality theory … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dared And Done

Dared And Done: The Marriage Of Elizabeth Barrett And Robert Browning, by Julia Markus The author has clearly picked an interesting area to discuss, but this book is not nearly as good as it should be, and I found myself … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life

How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life: A Novel, by Mameve Medwed This is a mildly amusing novel about a neurotic woman whose unhappy and humdrum life is turned around by a trip to Antique Roadshows where she finds herself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shaggy Muses

Shaggy Muses: The Dogs Who Inspired Virginia Woolf, Emily Dickinson, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Edith Wharton, and Emily Bronte, by Maureen Adams This book is both interesting and troubling. On the one hand, there is a great deal of interest in … Continue reading

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