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The Duality of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times

I am about halfway through a biography of Sir Walter Raleigh entitled, Sir Walter Raleigh: Being a True and Vivid Account of the Life and Times of the Explorer, Soldier, Scholar, Poet, and Courtier–The Controversial Hero of the Elizabethian Age… 1,301 more words

Day Two Hundred and Fifty-Nine: Potato

Humble earth apple, our first American import and Raleigh’s treasure, court presented root booty, given to a virgin queen from a virgin land. Pocahontas’ Peruvian peelers. 113 more words

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Tamburlaine Must Die by Louise Welsh / The Frozen Thames by Helen Humphreys

 Two very short works of great imagination: Louise Welsh’s Tamburlaine Must Die breathes life into the final days of Elizabethan poet and dramatist Christopher Marlowe. … 718 more words

Christopher Marlowe