Mary Olivier: A Life with Nancy Pearl

Episode 1 June 13, 2023 01:06:06
Mary Olivier: A Life with Nancy Pearl
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Mary Olivier: A Life with Nancy Pearl

Jun 13 2023 | 01:06:06

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Show Notes

Librarian, author, and critic Nancy Pearl joins us to discuss May Sinclair's Mary Olivier: A Life, originally published in 1919. We talk controlling mothers, Victorian roles, and the mysterious passage of time. Listeners unfamiliar with the plot may want to read the book before tuning in.

References:
Virago Modern Classics
The Little Review
Ulysses by James Joyce
Told by an Idiot by Rose Macaulay
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Villette
The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer
I'm Not Complaining by Ruth Adams
Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
Mary Oliver
Up the Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman
Dolores by Ivy Compton-Burnett
A House and Its Head
Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner
A School for Fools by Sasha Sokolov
Elizabeth Taylor

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