Tag Archives: Virgil

Against Progress: Pastoral and Innovation in Medieval and Renaissance Poetry

A Roundtable at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2016. Abandon then the base and viler clowne, Lyft up they selfe out of the lowly dust: And sing of bloody Mars, of wars, of … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sketches

A loose “dystranslation” of one of Virgil’s Eclogues, which I’ve been playing around with this month. Licorice I. “My love’s run off with a beat cop” goes the cry from Gallus and everyone gathers round to listen even the bees … Continue reading

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The Aeneid, Books 3 and 4

Now available from Little Red Leaves Textile Series. Thanks once again to Dawn Pendergast for all her hard work on these lovely editions. Steve Mentz reviews the new books here. I’ll have more exciting news on this project in the … Continue reading

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The Aeneid, from books 1 and 2

Now available as a chapbook, lovingly hand-sewn by Dawn Pendergast at Little Red Leaves (order here). Read a review by Steve Mentz here; review by Jonathan Lohr here. Big thank you to Dawn; Carrie Kaser for providing the beautiful images … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

I was tagged by Arielle Guy, inspiration extraordinaire… What is the working title of the book? The Aeneid. Unsolicited blurb: “Better than the original…” –Publius Vergilius Maro Where did the idea come from for the book? I was studying Latin … Continue reading

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