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The Fabliaux

        The Fabliaux translated by Nathaniel E. Dubin. Composed between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, these virtually unknown erotica and satiric poems lie at the root of the Western comic tradition. Passed down by the anticlerical middle classes of medieval France, The Fabliaux depicts priapic priests, randy wives and their cuckolded husbands […]

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The Emily Dickinson Reader: An English-To-English Translation of Emily Dickinson’s Complete Poems

The Emily Dickinson Reader: An English-To-English Translation of Emily Dickinson’s Complete Poems (from the back cover): “Sometimes something is so good you have to do it again. But differently. These new English-to-English “translations” of Emily Dickinson’s 1,789 poems are not not by Emily Dickinson. Everything is still here- flowers, New Engand, God, bobolinks, the high […]

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The Iliad: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

The Iliad: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (Penguin) I never read The Iliad in high-school, though I know a few people who did. It seems like being told to read a book in high-school is a surefire way to be sure that no one will want anything to do with it. Don’t pay any attention to […]

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National Poetry Month

It’s taken TWO weeks to get the beginnings of a poetry display.

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