Posted on 05/04/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We typically hear about grandparents bragging up their grandchildren far more often than the reverse. That makes the tale of...

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Posted on 04/26/2021 at 10:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Days before the auction even begins, a handwritten copy of a Robert Frost poem has blown past bid estimates. Literary...

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Posted on 04/25/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Lord Byron was known to have been an ardent supporter of the Greeks’ fight for independence. Recently, during the bicentenary...

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Posted on 04/23/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We suspect that an average day for Richard Garriott is more interesting than the most thrilling year of others’ lives....

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Posted on 04/09/2021 at 11:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amanda Gorman has already made history several times, as the youngest inaugural poet in US history, the first-ever national youth...

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Posted on 03/31/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The award for troll of the month goes to Arno Widmann, who wrote a guest column bashing Dante Alighieri to...

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Posted on 03/26/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The provenance, but not necessarily the authorship, of two Sappho poems discovered in 2014 has given some scholars pause. The...

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Posted on 03/25/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have yet another version of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” to admire. A rare-books dealer and Beat poetry specialist recently discovered...

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Posted on 03/18/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The resignations of two would-be translators for Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem has, of course, stirred up debate among the translation...

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Posted on 03/11/2021 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What once sounded like a dream job is turning into a cursed one. The translator originally chosen to bring Amanda...

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