An Anglophile is a person who admires England , its people , and its culture. In this case the term "Britophilia" is a more accurate term, though a much rarer one. An early use of Anglophile was in by Charles Dickens in All the Year Round , when he described the Revue des deux Mondes as "an advanced and somewhat 'Anglophile' publication. In some cases, the term Anglophilia represents an individual's appreciation of English history and traditional English culture e. Anglophilia may also be characterized by fondness for the British monarchy and system of government e. Royal Mail , as well as nostalgia for the former British Empire and the English class system.
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Wilmers is a feminist who has skirted the margins of feminism. Wilmers is a summa cum laude graduate of the Joan Didion-Elizabeth Hardwick-Janet Malcolm school of dispassionate restraint and psychological acuity. She can do more damage with a raised eyebrow than most critics can do with a mace.
Her wit steals in like a cat through an unlatched window. She was born in Chicago, but as with T. It caught the bohemian chaos of the Wilmers household. Wilmers has perfected the art of staring at the ceiling in print as well.
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