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Throwing Jam at a Straw Man

This post is something a little different. This post is a blogging first, like on The Great British Bake Off when they announce that never before has anything containing quite so much jam been constructed in the Bake Off tent. … Continue reading

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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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