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Paris in February (in April): Part II

This is Part Two of my Paris trip. If you’d like to read the first part, please click here.

You might be wondering, amidst all this talk of Irish, American and Argentinian writers, whether there is actually anything to see in Paris for those fans of French literature. 766 more words

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Paris in February (in April): Part I

Well, it’s been a while, but I’m happy to report that this is the final instalment in my Lit Major Abroad segment for the time being. 881 more words

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Romantics in Rome: the German Edition

Last week I looked at some of the English Romantics who chose to call Rome their home. I’ve already discussed one of my favourite museums in the world, the… 824 more words

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Romantics in Rome

Go thou to Rome,—at once the Paradise,
The grave, the city, and the wilderness …

-Percy Bysshe Shelley, ‘Adonais: An Elegy on the Death of John Keats’

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Just Like a Greek Drama

The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece!
Where burning Sappho loved and sung,
Where grew the arts of war and peace,
Where Delos rose, and Phoebus sprung!

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