Tag Archives: Literature

Existential Questions

Why are there so many bad movie/television interpretations of the Authurian legend? I can list at least 5. I am also positive there are more.

On the other side of the media divide, T. H. White’s The Once and Future King remains one of the gems of 20th century English literature. Also recommended: Le Morte d’Arthur.

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Words from Nabokov

Some words I found in Nabokov’s Ada or Ardor: fubsy, joggle, glebe, harridan, lavabo, crepitated, oriflamme.

Next week: love words.

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Really Clever References, Garcia Marquez Edition

The Simpsons, Episode 2, Season 6, at 1:21, features Marge reading a book called ‘Love in the Time of Scurvy’.

I nearly cried laughing.

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