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August 07, 2009


Andrew Vogel

You just increased my vocabulary by three words. I don't think that has ever occurred in an individual reading before.

Andrew Vogel

Oh, and thank you for writing. I enjoy reading your blog immensely though I have little background in Victorian literature.


There seems to be a typo in footnote one, or else it is a very, very narrow and backwards work....


Well, time-travel was the new scholarly thing that year. (Er, fixed.)

nigel holmes

A man could marry the sister of his deceased wife by travelling to a country in which such a marriage was legal, as T.H. Huxley's son in law did - they went to somewhere in Scandinavia for the wedding, but I've forgotten where.


I don't remember the novelist using that particular get-out-of-jail-free card.


What a fascinating post.

"Philosemitism" is an aspect of Christian supersessionism that I've never considered or heard discussed before. But, now I find myself reviewing years of readings and remarks in my mind, with the tag in hand.

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