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Original Essays | July 24, 2014

Jessica Valenti: IMG Full Frontal Feminism Revisited



It is arguably the worst and best time to be a feminist. In the years since I first wrote Full Frontal Feminism, we've seen a huge cultural shift in... Continue »
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The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Portugalicia, January 6, 2013

Habent sua fata libri. The destiny of one concrete book is always a fascinating story, especially when the book comes from the Classic times and it surfaces centuries later in one single copy. This is the case of Lucretius´ De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things). The history of its discovery and the life of the man who discovered it (Poggio Bracciolini) are indeed fascinating and worth reading. However, Greenblatt may be giving Epicureanism an importance it does not have.
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Celestina and the Ends of Desire by E. Michael Gerli
Celestina and the Ends of Desire

Portugalicia, January 4, 2012

Each chapter brings refreshing and fascinating insights on the different episodes of Celestina, the Spanish classic book. Highly recommended.
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