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Gareth Rees
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18 Earned bounties for 1,025 reputation

4 votes
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Do we have (non-biblical) literary allusions referring to person as a "χριστός"?

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"There is only one thing that I dread: not to be worthy of my sufferings" — where does this Dostoyevsky quote come from?

4 votes
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Is there a Reader's Guide to Hunchback of Notre Dame?

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Did the recipient receive twelve partridges or just one?

4 votes
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How can we explain the porter's order of events in The Arabian Nights?

6 votes
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How and why did the story of King Cnut change?

11 votes
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What is the significance of Sauron never having a physical presence in the Lord of the Rings?

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When was each article of Avowals and Denials written?

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Who wrote the well-known Outline of Chapter Contents in the Penguin edition of Finnegans Wake?

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Meaning of "dim blue match" in "The Female Vagrant" by Wordsworth

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How does the editor know that seven lines are missing from Wordsworth's Home at Grasmere?

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How does anacrusis simulate a ship's pushing back from dock?

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What does this passage about the atmosphere blowing from Cyprus and the Galilee mean in "Jude the Obscure"?

10 votes
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Does D'Hubert rape the maid at the beginning of Joseph Conrad's 'The Duel'?

22 votes
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Where was the Odyssean Ithaca?

5 votes
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How unreliable is the narrator in The Repairer of Reputations?

11 votes
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Where is the start of Treasure Island set?

5 votes
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Use of "limited third-person point of view", vs "omniscient third person point of view" over the past century or so