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In the Margins of Twelve Years a Slave

Tracing an original edition of Solomon Northup’s narrative to a slaveholder

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The Tutelage of Charlotte and Emily Brontë

The Brontë sisters’ devoirs on filial love, under the instruction of Constantin Heger

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A Possible Urtext for Mad Men

James Kelly’s The Insider

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Mad Men’s Too-Visible Man

Don Draper, non-enigma

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The Worldly Prose of Thornton Wilder

How Wilder evokes the music of our lives

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