The Bones of Literature

It probably won't make national headlines--anywhere--but an 18th-century London workhouse has been salvaged from the wrecking ball and, possibly worse, the redecorators of luxury condos. I thrilled to read  Judith Flanders' posting on this.  (And, Ms. Flanders,...

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Language “Lossiness”

In today's environment of communication orgies, when we're  called to dance naked in the social media, when whisps of 140-character dialogue have us all a twitter, it borders on science fiction to hear of someone taking the bulk of her 80-plus years of life to...

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