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William James

What I’m Reading: The Subterranean River of Eliot and James

This week I’ll take a break from my series on feminist texts from the 1970s and return to another thread from a while back: “What I’m Reading.” As a procrastinatory strategy, as a soul-restoring exercise, and as a way of approaching my current project via some back roads, so as to catch an idea or two unawares, I am reading and re-reading some Victorian novels.  A few weeks ago I was keeping company with Charlotte Bronte; last week I walked down memory lane with George Eliot, re-reading Middlemarch a couple of decades after my first stroll through its pages.  How Read more