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    World Literature Supplemental

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    World Literature Supplemental

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    In this article I argue that the prologue to The Wife of Bath's Tale is also an exercise in carnival, and that rather than being a true autobiography of Alisoun of Bath, it is a joke routine for a standup comic.

    "Charlotte Brontë: Why Villette is better than Jane Eyre" by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

    Poetry by Afghani women

    Podcast #75: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith on Race, Writing, and Relationships | The New York Public Library

    Essential (Women) Writers to Read in Translation

    Found in Translation: The Complete Stories of Clarice Lispector

    Hildegard's Cosmos and Its Music: Making a Digital Model for the Modern Planetarium -

    20 Brilliant Anglo-Saxon Words | Mental Floss


    Favorite African writers

    5 Fascinating Facts About Geoffrey Chaucer

    The Animated Dostoevsky: Two Finely Crafted Short Films Bring the Russian Novelist's Work to Life | Open Culture

    The Millions : High Style and Desperate Love: On the Life and Work of Eileen Chang

    Change the Narrative, Change Your Destiny: How James Baldwin Read His Way Out of Harlem and into Literary Greatness | Brain Pickings

    Notes from Underground (Dostoevsky) - Thug Notes Summary and Analysis - YouTube

    2-minute Candide - YouTube

    Candide live on Broadway - part 1/12 - YouTube

    The Miller is one Drunk Motherfucker | Myths RETOLD

    Voltaire on the Perils of Censorship, the Freedom of the Press, and the Rewards of Reading | Brain Pickings

    Hear Beowulf read in the original Old English

    VIDEO: How Literature Can Improve Your Life | Electric Literature

    Canterbury Tales - Rylands Medieval Collection

    Colin Davidson - Seamus Heaney (Between The Words 2013) 2012 oil on linen 127 x 117 cm

    Wisdom in the Age of Information and the Importance of Storytelling in Making Sense of the World: An Animated Essay | Brain Pickings

    "Hurrian Hymn No. 6" (c.1400 B.C.E.) Ancient Mesopotamian Music Fragment-- recreated from 3,400-year-old Cuneiform tablets