Monthly Archives: November 2010

‘The One Rule is Never to Fall in Love’ – Niall McDevitt

In this secret world, caught between the confusions, my superiors have made me feel too self-important, underpaid but with theoretical blank cheque in the cosmos within the country within the city. In the circus of deception the audience faces the … Continue reading

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The Alchemy of Love – Guido Cavalcanti; Then and Now

Complete Poems – Guido Cavalcanti translated by Anthony Mortimer, OneWorld Classics, 2010. Cavalcanti Poems (1912) in Translations of Ezra Pound, Faber, 1953, 1984. Guido Cavalcanti should be a household name in the canon of world poetry. He was Dante’s ‘first … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno – A New Bilingual Edition

Translated by J.G. Nichols and published by OneWorld Classics   An article on a new reissue of Dante’s Inferno seems, at first, to be redundant in two senses; firstly one might presume that, with the multitude of translations already offered … Continue reading

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