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I Read Classic British Literature

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    These are just some of the things I have read.   Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer The Faerie Queene, by Spencer Masuccio Salernitano, Viola and her lovers, aanalogue of the Miller's Tale. (ok i dont know if this is brit lit but I wouldnt have been exposed to it w/o reading...
    SmallTalker SmallTalker 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    British Literature I Tend to Revisit

    Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Dracula by Bram Stoker Hamlet by Shakespeare Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens Vanity Fair by Thackerey Wives and Daughters by George Eliot Middlemarch by George Eliot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11, 2008

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    I Love Jane Austen

    I've read all of Jane Austen's books. I also try to read other authors like the Bronte sisters & Doyle. It's hard to undertand them at first you have to get used to the language & vocabulary. but i love them, i love going back in time.
    quietone831 quietone831 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2010

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    I love to read; it is by far and away my favourite passtime, and has been since I was a child. My favourite reading is horror, fantasy, sci-fi, classics, crime fiction, conspiracy...
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    I grew up very poor, but my mother listened to classical music and instilled in me a deep appreciation for it as well. When Amadeus came to theaters, we were blown away. We could...
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    I just love classical music, makin love to a lady on the tune of classical music is soo hot!!!
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    The accents add on to the charm. Imagine a British guy just taking you and whispering things in your ear. Sounds like heaven to me.
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    I am not used to it so it's a little hard for me to understand everything, but I really like it! Especially when I hear black guys with British accent lol
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