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banking: its parapsychology to most

Banking as parapsychology. The astounding world as interchangeability, both lucid and independent presents itself. Opaque transactions rupturing the integrity of the field; a field that is ecumenical rather than exclusive, and quite able to absorb pi research as part of … Continue reading

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london calling…across the folly ditch

Jacob’s Island was one of the most notorious of the riverside slums in early Victorian England. Accessible only by rickety wooden bridges that spanned odorous and oozy ditches, Jacob’s Island was a noisome enclave of decaying houses whose windows, windows … Continue reading

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NOSTALGIA, MISERY & MEMORY

Its a marked an obvious pattern in Dickens;  a depiction of characters who employ nostalgic remembrance in a way that critiques this mode of selective memory, showing it to be harmful to both the self, who desires to remember only … Continue reading

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BETRAYED BY GUILT: MORDANT THEMES & PATHOLOGICAL DREAMS

”’Dickens novels are not about violence, but they have a great deal of violence in them — physical violence, psychic violence, obsession, cruelty, abuse, the works,” says Steven Marcus, George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and the … Continue reading

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