What do the expressions “highbrow” and “lowbrow” have in common with saying a woman has “mousey” features? What does Homer Simpson have to do with photographs of sculpture in profile by contemporary artist Ken Gonzales-Day? All are contemporary manifestations of… More»
Marianne looked with amazement at Edward, with compassion at her sister. Elinor only laughed.
—Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, published on October 30, 1811