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Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM

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Post-Colonial Writers ... (John Heelan, UK, 04/17/17 3:39 am) I became very interested in the impact of post-colonialism when studying the literature of the African continent (e.g. Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and more recently Chinamanda Ngozi Adichie), the vari ...
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London Fog/Smog; Eliot's London Home ... (Nigel Jones, UK, 03/14/17 1:14 pm) I cannot remember smoggy London town, but it was a significant source of deaths from bronchial and respiratory disease until the passing of a Clean Air Act by Parliament in the 1950s, which limited th ...
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Eliot and London Fog/Smog ... (Edward Jajko, USA, 03/14/17 7:29 am) I hate to try to interpret poetry, but I think that Eliot's "unreal city / under the brown fog of a winter dawn" (John Heelan, 13 March) refers to London of yesteryear, of his day, of hu ...
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London's "Peasouper" Smog; Eliot Again ... (John Heelan, UK, 03/15/17 4:31 am) JE asked on 14 March: "Can any of our UK colleagues give us an anecdotal sense of how bad the L ...
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London Fog/Smog in the 1960s: The "Pea Souper" ... (Mary Hilton Huyck, USA, 03/15/17 4:10 am) Although not a UK colleague of WAIS (since I live in Connecticut), I can certainly speak anecdo ...
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London Fog/Smog ... (Michael Sullivan, USA, 03/14/17 5:10 pm) I spent two years in England in 1960-1961 and was stationed at RAF Coltishall, which is in the ...
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More on Orwell's Superstates ... (John Heelan, UK, 02/15/17 4:39 pm) JE remarked on February 14th: "Orwell doesn't tell us how [the Nineteen Eighty-Four] superstates came into being, beyond a vague notion of permanent warfare." In fact, O ...
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Orwell Today: Trump and Twitter ... (Istvan Simon, USA, 02/18/17 4:39 am) I much appreciated John Heelan's post on Orwell (February 15th). Indeed with the election of Tru ...
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