Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Reading Rat October 2012

On authors and works in my recommended reading:

Les Pierres de Venise, translation by Mme Mathilde P. Crémieux of The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin, review by Marcel Proust, La Chronique des arts et de la curiosite, May 5, 1906, review translated by Chris Taylor

An unexpected alliance, by L.S., on Groucho Marx and T.S. Eliot, Prospero, October 27, 2011 5:52 pm

Whistling Dixie, by Matthew J. Franck, Claremont Review of Books, Winter 2007, review of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, by Kevin R.C. Gutzman

Prime Time for Paul Ryan’s Guru (the One Who’s Not Ayn Rand), by Adam Davidson, The New York Times, August 21, 2012

Swiche Glaringe Eyen, by Peter Green, The New Republic, April 7, 2011, review of The Selected Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by Sheila Fisher

Sir David Attenborough Drinking game, After 12 FailBlog, October 1, 2012

A Reply to Gabriel Josipovici, regarding Boris Pasternak, by Isaiah Berlin, letter to The Times Literary Supplement, 16–22 February 1990, 171 [pdf]

Jefferson Davis, Abraham Lincoln, and the American Revolution, by Greg Ruttan, The Concord Review, Fall 1994 [pdf]

Berkeley’s External World, by Isaiah Berlin, lectures in a mixture of (mainly) prose and full notes, Hilary Term 1947 [pdf]

Mortimer Adler at YouTube

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