Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

Objects and Material Things II: Souvenirs and Collecting

Last week I blogged about two very different life-narratives emerging from two very similar items: Victorian decoupage screens — one created by a man, Charles Dickens, and the other created … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 8 Comments

Allusive Biography: The Life of Charlotte Brontë

I’ve just finished re-reading Elizabeth Gaskell’s 1857 biography, The Life of Charlotte Brontë. The book caused widespread controversy on its first publication; lawsuits were threatened and readers were scandalised by … Continue reading

October 25, 2011 · 2 Comments

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