Tag Archives: textual criticism

Book Review: Bloom’s Notes: Homer’s Iliad

Bloom’s Notes:  Homer’s Iliad, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom Before reading Homer’s Iliad (again, I read it at least once before in the time before I wrote book reviews for everything I read), I thought it would … Continue reading

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Films: A Syntopticon Project

For those who are familiar with the writings about reading by Mortimer Adler, to engage in syntopical reading is to read a large amount of books about the same subject in order to have a context by which to judge … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Literature

A Student’s Guide To Literature, by R.V. Young As someone who cares a great deal about literature and its place within self-education [1], this book was definitely a worthwhile look at literature.  Those who care about liberal arts education, perhaps … Continue reading

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Book Review: Falstaff Give Me Life

Falstaff Give Me Life, by Harold Bloom I must say that unlike many people I have not generally found Falstaff to be particularly appealing.  The author, it should be noted, finds Falstaff very appealing, but he has never particularly appealed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hamlet: Poem Unlimited

Hamlet:  Poem Unlimited, by Harold Bloom I picked this book up from the library on a bit of a whim, but as many of these whims go, it was a pretty inspired one, not least because when one reads the … Continue reading

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Book Review: God, The World, And Me

God, The World, And Me:  A Look At Diverse Views Of Scripture From The Point Of View Of A Psychiatrist, by Clemmie Palmer II, MD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Readings On Jane Austen

Readings On Jane Austen, edited by Clarice Swisher I read this book mostly while enjoying some food at a local sports bar, and the book managed to spark a conversation with an entrepreneur who was impressed to see someone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Readings On Pride & Prejudice

Readings On Pride & Prejudice, edited by Clarice Swisher I am no stranger either to books on textual criticism [1] or the writings of Jane Austen, and so this book is a natural one for me to read even if … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Apostle Paul

Great Courses:  The Apostle Paul, taught by Professor Luke Timothy Johnson With a name like Luke Timothy Johnson, it is perhaps inevitable that the professor would have been interested in the life and writings of the Apostle Paul.  What is … Continue reading

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Book Review: An English Translation Of The So-Called Second Epistle Of Clement To The Corinthians

An English Translation Of The So-Called Second Epistle Of Clement To The Corinthians, edited by the Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge Most of the writings that one will find about the book of Second Clement are far from complementary about … Continue reading

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