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Rosie the Riveter Meets Harriet Vane: Reflections on the Class of 2013 and Dorothy L. Sayers

The class of 2013 have been commenced. Oprah and Agent Seeley Booth shared their advice, Grandma and Granddad have taken their photos, celebratory vacations have been celebrated, and now the … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Having It All Over Again: Deconstruction and Reconstruction of the Esquire Argument

We’re having the “Have it all” debate again. While perusing wedding blogs for no practical reason, I stumbled upon Richard Dorment’s latest piece for Esquire, entitled “Why Men Still Can’t … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Of tulips and tennis-players

On the first page of Gaudy Night, Harriet Vane entertains the possibility of revisiting an old friendship, which soon becomes the revisiting of Oxford, first in mind and then in body. Oxford … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

What’s in an Omnibus?

One of my favorite books that I own is the Dorothy L. Sayers Omnibus. It’s a three-in-one volume, containing Whose Body?, The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, and Suspicious Characters (later retitled … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

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