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Franz Kafka - the starving artist

Paperback, 353 pages

Published 1986 by Szépirodalmi Könyvkiadó, Budapest

I’ve seen reviews where they translated as ‘the hunger artist’ but if you translate from hungarian title to English its starving artist. 281 more words

Book Review

In Defense of Teaching the Literary Canon

In a recent tutorial for my Secondary Teaching class at university, the topic of classic and canonical texts, that is, influential and foundational texts for subjects and disciplines, came up. 850 more words


Traffic Mime, Cone Hairstyle, and a Nose Bandage

The man in the green outfit and the funny wig and mask is a special mime that teaches children about proper traffic rules. The little boy is learning while his mom is looking fabulous in an awesome black leather jacket with fabric sleeves (to add to this, it is worn unzipped over a black and gold top and paired with skinny pants tucked into tall cognac-colored boots). 63 more words


Event: Ethical Engagement and the Study of Antiquity, University of Southern California April 20th-21st 2017

On April 20th and 21st we’re holding an event on Ethical Engagement and the Study of Antiquity at the University of Southern California. At the roundtable (4/20) the speakers will be Nancy Rabinowitz (Hamilton College), Stephanie Balkwill (USC Society of Fellows), Debby Sneed (UCLA). 66 more words


Classics Talk at St Olave's

On February 1st, there was a talk at St Olave’s School by Stephen Heyworth from Wadham College, Oxford. The focus of the talk was Aeneas the epic hero and, more specifically, how perceptions of him could differ. 96 more words

Chis And Sid

Aggressive Negotiations: "A Different Return of the Jedi"

This week on Aggressive Negotiations, Matt “@mattrushing02” Rushing and I put a challenge out there. If you had been in the Lucasfilm writer’s room during the run up to… 209 more words