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The Independent's senior editor, Carrie Callaghan, chats with Dorothy about the novels covered in "Considering the Classics" this past year.

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The tangling of philosophy and religion in Crime and Punishment.

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Austen’s polemic against the Romantic movement comes off as a little stiff.

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Reframing The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Flaubert’s realism is sad enough to make you laugh

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A day in the life of modern consciousness

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Hester Prynne’s wisdom as a social outcast