One thought on “Violent objections to the outdoor life: Elizabeth von Arnim’s The Caravaners

  1. I think part of Elizabeth von Arnim’s (many) talents is that she can combine caricature with the ability to provide an inner depth to her characters. The baron is vile but I never doubted that his confusion and hurt over his repeated social failures were, for him at least, genuine. I read it following your podcast and, yes, laughed out loud repeatedly

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