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B. D. McClay is a junior fellow at First Things.

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Everyday Barbara Pym

From the Aug/Sept 2016 Print Edition

In 1943, mourning the end of a short-lived love affair that would leave her (even months later) sitting “desolately by the fire shivering uncontrollably with an aching head and longing to be cherished,” Barbara Pym recorded walking by a pre-Raphaelite tomb and brooding a little. At this point . . . . Continue Reading »