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Reading Zettel's Traum: Week 1, pp. 11-20

According to the latest information at Arno Schmidt Stiftung the English translation of Zettel’s Traum is scheduled for publication at the beginning of 2016. As I realised that I don’t want to wait that long, I have decided to start reading it in German, several pages a week, and share my experience weekly on this blog. 2,409 more words

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Forthcoming: Bottom's Dream (Zettel's Traum) by Arno Schmidt

I have recently come up with the idea to add a new rubric to my blog that will deal with the forthcoming translations of important works of literature or the anticipated publication of already completed translations. 296 more words

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The Wisdom of Nick Bottom

One of Shakespeare’s most poetic speeches is spoken by a character who spends half the play turned halfway into a donkey. The play is A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the character is the very foolish Nick Bottom. 1,408 more words

Catholicism

The course of mislaid directions never runs smooth

M. Snowe veers away from the personal–but sometimes the personal smacks so much of the philosophical and inter-social that it’s unavoidable to be inspired by the seemingly mundane occurrences of the unholy inter-sanctum that is the nuclear family. 709 more words

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