Filming The Alps In Words: Frankenstein

FROM PICTURESQUE TO SUBLIME: MARY SHELLEY “The next day we pursued our journey upon mules; and…

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“Him Who First Described What Picturesque Beauty Was”: Jane Austen And William Gilpin (2)

Marianne’s sensitivity to the beauty of the landscape (see post “Jane Austen and the Picturesque”) shows…

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The Prodigal Son And Jacob And Esau

Both stories present characters whose repentance is expressed as fear they will be given their just…

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Whilst Browsing: A Note On Dostoevsky’s Demons

“In the nineteenth century Russia under the influence of their progressive parents, a generation of educated…

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On The Picturesque: Jane Austen

From Sense and Sensibility “Edward returned to them with fresh admiration of the surrounding country; in…

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Poppies

I love the time of year-mid May- when poppies first appear in our garden. I remember…

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Catherine Of “Wuthering Heights”

“I cannot express it; but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or…

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The Journey To Emmaus

St Luke 24. 13-35( KJV 1611) And, behold, two of them went that same day to…

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Good Friday

"The wounded surgeon plies the steel That questions the distempered part; Beneath the bleeding hands we…

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