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Poem a Day 2014: Gilgamesh and David Ferry (#22 and #23)

First order of business: today is the 450th birthday of the inimitable William Shakespeare. Celebrate accordingly. Secondly, it’s time for some poetry: Although I try not to repeat poets, to excerpt from the Epic of Gilgamesh is to also mention its … Continue reading

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A Poem a Day: David Ferry’s Bewilderment

A few days I go I shared a translation of a Horatian Ode translated by David Ferry. I’ve been able to interact with Ferry in a few ways: we studied his translation of Gilgamesh in BU’s Core Curriculum, and I … Continue reading

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