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Marie Mulvey-Roberts

souvenir relating to the deposing of the Stuart King Charles I. Miles sees Walpole, a Member of Parliament and son of the first British Prime Minister, as being publicly unconcerned by accusations that his Whig father, Robert, had usurped the ancient Saxon Constitution, though he notes that this might not have been the case in private. 20 The constitution was figured as a

in Dangerous bodies
Alexander Bove

, after all, compulsively turns his memoirs into kites and flies them with the schoolboys. Mr. Dick spends his days attempting to write his autobiography (“for upwards of ten years”), but can never keep out the radical anachronism of the decapitation of King Charles I, at which point the pages become material for kites and he must begin again. One can’t help but think of Freud

in Spectral Dickens