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Haunted Bodies: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Haunted Bodies: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

MRB June 21, 2017 0

Alexandra Barylski on Molly McCully Brown’s The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded What sin warrants a blown brain, a lame body? Where does it wait to be born?   Molly McCully Brown’s

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A Word on Wilderness… By Oluwatomisin Oredein

A Word on Wilderness… By Oluwatomisin Oredein

Oluwatomisin Oredein April 5, 2016 0

A poem by Oluwatomisin Oredein She didn’t want wilderness to be this spirited thing. No, she was too wise for that, too aware of the fact that wilderness doesn’t fit where you want it

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MRBlog | ISIS, Poetry, and the Romance of Jihād; or How Reading <i>The New Yorker</i> Can Save Religious Studies From the Rhetoric of Authenticity

MRBlog | ISIS, Poetry, and the Romance of Jihād; or How Reading The New Yorker Can Save Religious Studies From the Rhetoric of Authenticity

Sam Houston June 16, 2015 0

By Sam Houston As for poets, the erring follow them. Hast thou not seen how they stray in every valley, And how they say that which they do not? Save those who believe and

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Job the German: A Mystery Play. – A Translation by Scott C. Jones

Job the German: A Mystery Play. – A Translation by Scott C. Jones

Scott C. Jones April 3, 2015 0

Scott C. Jones’s translation of Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Scott C. Jones’s Introduction Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Direct links to sections of the play: 5,

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Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. – By Kurt Eggers

Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. – By Kurt Eggers

Scott C. Jones April 3, 2015 0

Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Scott C. Jones’s Introduction Scott C. Jones’s Translation, Job the German: A Mystery Play. Berlin-Südende: Volkschaft Verlag für Buch-Bühne und Film, 1933. Direct links to sections

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Job the Nazi Warrior – By Scott C. Jones

Job the Nazi Warrior – By Scott C. Jones

Scott C. Jones April 3, 2015 0

Scott C. Jones’s introduction, edited text, and translation of Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Texts Kurt Eggers’s Das Spiel von Job dem Deutschen. Ein Mysterium. Scott C. Jones’ translation, Job the German:

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Tuvia Ruebner’s Poetry and Why Translation Matters – By Dara Barnat

Tuvia Ruebner’s Poetry and Why Translation Matters – By Dara Barnat

Dara Barnat February 17, 2015 0

Dara Barnat on Rachel Tzvia Back’s In the Illuminated Dark Being a victim, again and again a victim — what a job! Here and there both. A victim begets a victimizer, a victimizer begets a

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The Art of War Poetry – By Christopher Kempf

The Art of War Poetry – By Christopher Kempf

Christopher Kempf September 30, 2014 5

Christopher Kempf demands more from poetic engagement with human suffering In June of 1982, taking advantage of the decades-long civil war between Lebanon’s majority Muslim population and its Christian minority, Israeli forces crossed the border

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The Poetics of Tragedy – By Christopher Kempf

The Poetics of Tragedy – By Christopher Kempf

Christopher Kempf June 10, 2014 2

Christopher Kempf on Elliot Rodger, Seth Abramson, and Art’s Role in Tragedy At 5:34 a.m. on May 25, less than 36 hours after Elliot Rodger killed seven and wounded 13 in a shooting spree

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Translating Poetry: An Act and Art of Preserving the Essential – By Rachel Tzvia Back

Translating Poetry: An Act and Art of Preserving the Essential – By Rachel Tzvia Back

Rachel Tzvia Back May 20, 2014 0

Rachel Tzvia Back discusses the art of translation after working with the poetry of Tuvia Ruebner  “the same – different – the same attributes, different yet the same as before.” ~H.D., Tribute to Angels

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