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An Unreliable Alchemy

An Unreliable Alchemy

Alex Adam November 10, 2017 0

Irina Dumitrescu on the enchantment of books, early reading experiences, and the stories that shape us One day the world shifted, and no one noticed but me. I was nineteen years old and sitting

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Neo-Latin Seizes its Day

Neo-Latin Seizes its Day

MRB August 30, 2017 0

A review of Victoria Moul’s edited collection A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature French departments do not lavish attention on the golden era of Moliére and Racine to the exclusion of later French writers. Italian

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Landscapes of the Soul

Landscapes of the Soul

MRB August 17, 2017 0

A review of Angel Hill Victorian culture—permeated with spiritualists and séances—concerned itself with death on a personal and intimate level. The public readily welcomed death into their homes as the art of taxidermy provided

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Leonard Schwartz & Kathleen Eamon Toward a Poetics of the Middle East Crisis

Leonard Schwartz & Kathleen Eamon Toward a Poetics of the Middle East Crisis

Sarah Eltantawi August 15, 2017 0

Poet Leonard Schwartz and philosopher Kathleen Eamon discuss Schwartz’s new book “The New Babel: Toward a Poetics of the Middle East Crisis.”  

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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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