February 17, 2008

What I’m Reading, 2-17-2008

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Mood: Augustan 

Books finished in February (so far): Boccaccio on Poetry, translated and edited by Charles G. Osgood

Books started: The Poetry of Meditation, by Louis L. Martz; St. Augustine’s Pigeon, by Evan S. Connell, Jr.


February 1, 2008

What I’m Reading, 2-1-2008

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Mood: melismatic

Books finished in January: Paul Claudel, by Harold A. Waters; The Rattle Bag, edited by Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes.

Newly started: Boccaccio on Poetry: Being the Preface and the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Books of Boccaccio’s Genealogia Deorum Gentilium, translated and edited by Charles G. Osgood; The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1956; Literature; part of the Library of Liberal Arts series. Possibly the most heavily-footnoted book I’ve ever read.

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