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San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, from CNN video clip, 29 September 2017

Speeches of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, in the Company of Consonant Words from Patrick Henry, Karuna Ezara Parikh’, Martin Luther King, Jr., Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Shakespeare 29 September 2017, as revised 4 October 2017   San Juan Mayor Cruz’s speeches to cable-news reporters and the world were heroic and heart-rending, […]

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Happiness courts us in her best array? An old friend, 70, after a perfectly successful career as a curator of nineteenth-century sculpture, has been reborn as a Facebook post-er. So many good posts, often several in a day, sometimes featuring photos she has taken, sometimes bits from the news, the Web. She is French, lives […]

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sometimes I forget what country I’m in I could write poems in bed I think have some Americans look at your awful mov- ie to tell you when you’re wrong & just racist. I got this bug bite that could be anything. — the opening lines of Dissolution, by Eileen Myles[1]   The August 24 […]

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Shakespeare, Winter's Tale, Pearl Theater

A favorite short speech from Shakespeare’s A Winter’s Tale. A young prince, in love with a lovely, seeming shepherd girl (see photo above), is warned by his father’s right-hand man to take heed, “be advised.” The young man’s response echoes the human response to life in general. I am advised, he says— by my fancy: […]

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Wishing to re-watch Ariane Mnouchkine’s rightly famous film, 1978 film Molière, I accidentally bought a copy of Laurent Tirard’s rather less well known 2007 film: Molière. Months later, a Friday evening, back home from Paris, I put the DVD in the machine and stretched out on my couch, prepared to lose myself in film A, only to find […]

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Patrick Rea, Zeteo Contributor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 16 June 2013 Laertes’ advice from his father Polonius (Shakepeare, “Hamlet”) as it appears in The Art of Manliness: Yet here, Laertes! aboard, aboard, for shame! The wind sits in the shoulder of your sail, And you are stay’d […]

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Click here for downloadable PDF. That Troublesome Jew Shylock and the Corruption of The Merchant of Venice By Aaron Botwick Aaron Botwick is completing his Master’s in Liberal Studies at CUNY, writing his thesis on Vladimir Nabokov’s Invitation to a Beheading. He writes about theater in New York. (See scribicide.com.)     In 1947, the […]

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William Eaton, Zeteo Editorial Adviser [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 25 April 2013 “If I were to generalize,” the anarchist anthropologist David Graeber said recently to a reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education, I would say that what we see is a university system which […]

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Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 14 April 2013 To blog or not to blog. The question is does it make you a better writer? Maria Konnikova, a writer and a doctoral candidate in Psychology at Columbia University, argues that it does. In her article “Why […]

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Fairy tales and beggars: 30 DEC – 5 Jan 2013 (ZiR) Alexia Raynal [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 30 December 2012 Fairy tales remind us our primitive selves. Perhaps this is why I cannot stop reading the stories in Calla’s edition of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales, a wonderfully […]

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Arabian Red Fox, photograph by Jem Babbington, appears on Birds of Saudi Arabia website

Fairy tales and beggars: 30 DEC – 5 Jan 2013 (ZiR) Alexia Raynal [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 30 December 2012 Fairy tales remind us our primitive selves. Perhaps this is why I cannot stop reading the stories in Calla’s edition of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales, a wonderfully […]

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July 25, 2017

[…] Gun. Pour ses explorations des traductions, vers le français, de la poésie, voir, par example, Translating Dickinson, Poetry as Conversation, et Dylan, Nobel, Paris, Chimes Flashing. Some readers may also find of […]

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Arabian Red Fox, photograph by Jem Babbington, appears on Birds of Saudi Arabia website

Fairy tales and beggars: 30 DEC – 5 Jan 2013 (ZiR) Alexia Raynal [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 30 December 2012 Fairy tales remind us our primitive selves. Perhaps this is why I cannot stop reading the stories in Calla’s edition of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales, a wonderfully […]

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July 25, 2017

[…] Sex, Politics—is due out in 2017. His previous, Emily-Dickinson-related, multilingual writing: Translating Dickinson (into French) and Dickinson — Sex, Spanish, Stew. Some readers might also be interested in Beyond […]

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Fairy tales and beggars: 30 DEC – 5 Jan 2013 (ZiR) Alexia Raynal [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 30 December 2012 Fairy tales remind us our primitive selves. Perhaps this is why I cannot stop reading the stories in Calla’s edition of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales, a wonderfully […]

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July 23, 2017

[…] my proposition that a life so lived, so noticing, is a fuller life, a life more zoomed in—see On Savoring, Zeteo, December […]

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