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Gloomy Monday in Santa Barbara Brightened by Lunch at Fresco and Musings on the Literary-Critical Landscape of UCSB English in the 1990s (Another Victorian Chick Ars Critica)

  Gloomy gray days don’t bother me; I find them oddly comforting and generally energizing but not today. I am loving the Trader Joe’s mango Greek Yogurt, 5.5 ounces and 120 calories and will go for a big swim and … Continue reading

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Thank You, Readers of Victorian Chick on Its First Anniversary! Preview of Royal Ballet’s “Romeo and Juliet,” Wall Street Journal’s Berkovitz on CA Colleges’ Indoctrination and a Fabulous Day in Hollywood Monday at Roosevelt Hotel

  I knew today was the first anniversary of Victorian Chick because I looked back a couple weeks ago. A few blogs appear in archives prior to that but those were included (accurately) as earlier blogs on the short-lived Random … Continue reading

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Pouring through Books: Fun! Chaucer’s Books Post (George Eliot, Charlotte Bronte, J Hillis Miller, Wars between Deconstruction and Cultural Studies…)

I am having a surreal experience. I am at J’s with his son, 7.5, and his ex-stepson, nearly 13, whose 6th grade graduation party I attended a few weeks ago. I have never slept in a house with two kids, … Continue reading

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Idea for Book: “Victorian Chick’s Top 50 Movie Picks and Related Stories”/My Loquacious Ways

A friend who is always encouraging me to write a book, though the kind of book I wish to write is not possible for another 4 or 5 years, said that I should turn my anecdotal SB dining guide into … Continue reading

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Margo Crawford’s Comments on Brodhead Dickinson Paper (Dear Friend and Wonderful TA), 1994

I include this not for bragging rights but to reveal the intensely personal nature of my work, even as a student in college, 22 years old. This paper was for Dean Brodhead’s 19th-Century American literature. We read Alcott, Dickinson, Emerson, … Continue reading

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