American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Charlotte Bronte’s last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.
- Amanda Anderson Caroline Donovan professor of English literature and chair of the department of English at Johns Hopkins University
- Susan Fraiman professor of English at the University of Virginia
- Jonathan Loesberg chair of the department of literature at American University
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