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English Studies at Laurier...
"Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren't. I'm not surprised some people prefer books. Books make sense of life.
--Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot
"Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect."
-- Samuel Johnson, The Rambler
"For Better Social Skills, Scientists Recommend a Little Chekhov" Research shows that reading something by Chekhov or Alice Munro will help you navigate new social territory.
MAIN OFFICE:3-120 Woods Bldg. Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 - 4:30
Department Chair:Dr. Ute Lischke
People at Laurier
Jennifer Esmail teaches courses in Victorian literature and literary theory. Her book, Reading Victorian Deafness examines the cultural reception of deafness and Victorian attempts to eradicate the use of sign language in the 19th century.