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Of Letters and of Sciences

Welcome! This is a blog about literature and books that are critical to any social discourse: literary, cultural, racial, gender-based. A blog for humanists, scholars, the curious, and thinkers and thinkeresses.

Class meets the literary

Lady's Maid - Margaret Forster

And social norms clash with a literary genius, showing us the figures we canonize in literature were more than the sum of their works: Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an intricate poet; but she was also a woman of the upper-class (in her treatment of her maid). This shows you the woman behind the words.


Review to follow.