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An (Imagined) Biddy Chambers Interview (Part 3): Privacy

Biddy Chambers, imagined interview, biography privacy concerns, biographer, diaries, letters, Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest, Michelle Ule

I’m having way too much fun with the imagined Biddy Chambers interview idea. The first two dealt with the concept of me writing her biography (part 1) and the move to Egypt (part 2). Since I’m inventing these interviews, I took the opportunity to include an amused Oswald Chambers sitting by. In this blog post, […]

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Reading Love Letters

Love letters

Do you like to read love letters? Well, certainly if they’re addressed to you. But what if, as an historian, you’re reading someone else’s love letters, say a husband to his wife during a war? I’ve written about this issue before and, frankly, it feels intrusive. The question still remains in my mind: “Is it research […]

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