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Notes on Literature: British Genre Fiction

“We don’t have to think about what we like, but thinking can be part of our pleasure, rather than opposed to it.” — From an article in The Guardian by Michael Wood “… fairy was delusion, so was the law. At any … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading: Varieties of Reading Experience!

Over the years I’ve come to realise that I read a book or, more generally, a class of books best when I’m truly ready for them. How do I know if I’m truly ready? Or rather how do I become … Continue reading

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Notes on Literature / Quotes and Links: The Detective Story Structure of British Genre Fiction

I happen to be reading A. S. Byatt’s gorgeous novel, Possession. It is, I feel, as close as a novel could get to being delicious. Chock-a-block with exquisite poetry, discussions of Freudian symbolism, Feminism and Literary Theory, and lush allusions … Continue reading

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