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Mary Poppins Studies

For any who are not yet convinced that I am loosing my mind … Below are the titles for my (imaginary) forthcoming multi-volume set of books on the philosophy of Mary Poppins. (For those who have not watched Mary Poppins a billion times with their daughters recently, each title begins with a quote from the film.)

1. Spit Spot: Shooing You into the World of Mary Poppins
2. All for the Want of Tuppence: The Irrationality of Market Capitalism in Marry Poppins
3. When Fall the Banks of England: Empire in Mary Poppins
4. Quite a Bitter Pill to Swallow: The Tragic Choice Between Family and Work in Mary Poppins
5. Chim Chim Cher-ee: Solidarity with the Working Class in Mary Poppins
6. A Spoon Full of Sugar: The Joy of Vocation in Mary Poppins
7. Sister Suffragette: Feminism in Mary Poppins
8. Let’s Go Fly a Kite: Social Capital in Mary Poppins