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is a fusion of the medical sciences and love stories—and for a reason. Blame it on my parents. Both professionals in medicine, they also highly valued my interest in the creative arts. So while I naturally excelled in math and science, I also became a hopeless romantic. The idea of the epic romance in literature and history always left a huge impression on me: the stories of Cupid and Psyche, Daphne and Apollo, Romeo and Juliet, Heathcliff and Catherine, Elizabeth and Darcy, Daisy and Gatsby. Epic love. Romance. And then, the study of medicine was always around. So it is no wonder my jewelry started to take on this form.The New York Times says the following about Mia Wasikowska:
My tagline “Romance Never Dies” fuses the idea of love and the lifeline.
Ms. Wasikowska, having already been Jane Eyre and Alice in Wonderland, is now something of a specialist in literary heroines and does a lot of acting here just with her eyes. “I think she could be in silent films,” Ms. Barthes said. (Charles McGrath)The blunder of the day comes supposedly from a Brontëite, The National interviews writer Shahd Thani:
What’s your favourite book? Wuthering Heights. In an age when Jane Austen was writing very demure things, Emily Brontë came out with something so wild that people wondered how a woman could be writing it. (Mitya Underwood)Actually, Emily Brontë hadn't even been born when Jane Austen died in 1817 (she would be born the following year). And Wuthering Heights was published in 1847, so 30 years after Jane Austen's death.