Tag Archives: Daphne Du Maurier

Manderley, again: On re-reading Rebecca, 80 years after publication

(Dublin Review of Books essay, May 2018) In an essay entitled “Romantic Love”, Daphne du Maurier wrote: There is no such thing as romantic love. This is a statement of fact and I defy all those who hold a contrary … Continue reading

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Openings, anyone?

Teaching started again this week, after something a bit longer than what you might call a break. More like a brake.  In any case, it got me thinking about openings, what they are and how they work. I began to … Continue reading

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