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The Dubious Good of an English Lit Degree, Part Two

In my former post, Theophilus, I mentioned the astonishment of a fellow undergrad, Back in the Day, that anyone would want to study English literature. There seems to be a widespread belief that studying English literature is of no practical … Continue reading

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The Dubious Good of an English Lit Degree, Part One: What I’m Going To Do With My Life

On my fourth day as an undergraduate, before Week One had even started, a second-year Land Economist, who was sitting opposite me at a College Family meal in an ASK restaurant on Bridge Street, leaned forward and with biting determination … Continue reading

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‘No Condemnation Now I Dread’

And can it be that I should gain An interest in the Saviour’s blood… I remember this song being sung one night in early January 2008, when the Cambridge Inter-Collegiate Christian Union was driven outside by a fire alarm during … Continue reading

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