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Nine literary New Year’s resolutions

January 4, 2017

An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 29th December:

Budapest, New Years Fireworks
Do you need some inspiration for your New Year’s resolutions? If you’re in a resolution rut and feeling some of that winter gloom, then you’re not alone. Most of the top goals for 2016 fitted into the predictable categories of losing weight, taking more holidays, reading more, drinking less alcohol, and giving up smoking. Despite the day-to-day nature of these aspirations, most people go back on their New Year’s resolutions by the end of the first week of January!

To help you on your way to an exciting start to 2017, we’ve enlisted the help of some of history’s greatest literary and philosophical figures (all on OSEO of course) – on their own resolutions, and inspiring thoughts for the New Year...

Read the rest of this article on the OUPblog >

Image Credit: “Budapest, Parliament, Fireworks” by 733215. CC0 Public Domain via Pixabay.

 


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