Doctor Waffle teaches Victorian literature, ecocriticism, and feminist theory at the University of Mississippi. This is her rummage of short non-academic essays—aiming for funny, happy with poignant, will settle for outraged. Share this blog.
On scary spaces and stowing things away
On parades, and trinkets, and oysters
On the stuff you leave behind
On murderous dromedaries, shadow selves, and middle-aged love
On anxiety, panic, and holding on
On the pleasures of chit-chat and talking to strangers
On the weird intimacy of nicknames
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