A strange and lurid tale from ancient Mesopotamia that ultimately tells us that all men must die.
Canon-blogging starts again with an ancient Sumerian take on the age-old fight between birds and fish. Who will be victorious?!
As Gertrude Stein once told a young writer- Begin again and concentrate.
A look at Portugal’s national epic and how poets create warriors to supply them with material.
Notes on Stefan Zweig’s “The Post Office Girl”, assimilation, and shifting fortunes.
Notes on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the passing of a year.