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Thursday, January 29, 2015

RIP Colleen McCullough, Spot-On Depictor of Subtext from Austen's Pride & Prejudice AND Montgomery's The Blue Castle

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2931072/Internationally-acclaimed-Australian-author-Colleen-McCullough-dies-Norfolk-Island-aged-77.html

I previously argued that McCullough was spot-on in her depiction of subtext from Pride & Prejudice  in The Independence of Mary Bennet...
http://sharpelvessociety.blogspot.com/2010/08/mcculloughs-independence-of-mary-bennet.html
....and I also believe, for what it's worth, that she was spot-on in her depiction of subtext from Montgomery's The Blue Castle in The Ladies of Missolonghi.

RIP Colleen McCullough, a brave and brilliant literary sleuth!

Cheers, ARNIE
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