England My England: Anglophilia Explained
A 29-page essay, published as a Kindle single by Thought Catalog, on the American obsession with Britishness and what it means.
Downton Abbey brought out the Anglophile in American fans of the hit TV series. But Anglophilia has a long history on our shores. Why are some native-born residents of our Shining City Upon a Hill, where All Men Are Created Equal, seduced by the fluting tones of manor-born privilege? Anglophilia explained at last–in American, thank you.