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Teenage Sylvia Plath’s Letters to Her Mother on the Joy of Living and Writing as Salvation and Sustenance for the Spirit
Teenage Sylvia Plath’s Letters to Her Mother on the Joy of Living and Writing as Salvation and Sustenance for the Spirit

“I want to be affected by life deeply, but never so blinded that I cannot see my share of existence in a wry, humorous light…”

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Body, Soul, and the Elusive Seedbed of Our Identity: Lewis Carroll on the Material and Immaterial Forces of Life, in a Letter to a Little Girl
Body, Soul, and the Elusive Seedbed of Our Identity: Lewis Carroll on the Material and Immaterial Forces of Life, in a Letter to a Little Girl

The perplexity of why your identity endures even if all the cells in your body are wholly replaced every seven years.

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Charlotte Brontë’s Beautiful and Heartbreaking Love Letters of Unrequited Affection
Charlotte Brontë’s Beautiful and Heartbreaking Love Letters of Unrequited Affection

“When one does not complain … one pays for outward calm with an almost unbearable inner struggle.”

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The Midwifery of Creativity: Denise Levertov on How Great Works of Art Are Born
The Midwifery of Creativity: Denise Levertov on How Great Works of Art Are Born

“Showing anyone anything really amounts to removing the last thin film that prevents their seeing what they are looking at.”

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Charlotte Brontë on Faith and Atheism
Charlotte Brontë on Faith and Atheism

A specimen from the fossil record of Truth and Reason.

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A Questionnaire for the Immodest and Curious: Clever Puzzles, Riddles, and Word Games from Nabokov’s Love Letters to His Wife
A Questionnaire for the Immodest and Curious: Clever Puzzles, Riddles, and Word Games from Nabokov’s Love Letters to His Wife

“Kisses, my love, from your eyebrows down to your knees and back.”

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