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Modern Russian Poetry: An Anthology by VARIOUS
 
This volume...aims to present the lyrical poetry of Russian for the last hundred years by a selection of poems translated by the editors...The principle of selection was, so far as might be, aesthetic. Poems were chosen less for their representative quality than for their immediate worth, and of course, their ability to stand the test of translation. Represented authors are: Alexander Pushkin, Yevgeny Baratynsky, Alexey Koltzov, Mikhail Lermontov, Fyodor Tyuchev, Nikolai Nerasov, Alexy K. To ...
 
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Modern Poetry in Translation
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Podcast by Modern Poetry in Translation Magazine
 
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The Poetry Pharmacy
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Every couple of weeks I invite someone I like to read me a poem from a poet that they really love. We then chat about the poem, and I also read them a poem by another poet that I love. If my guest is a writer, we conclude with them reading a piece of their own work that excites and interests me.
 
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Whispers from the Unseen
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Whispers from the Unseen is dedicated to finding, sharing, exploring and expressing those aspects of the world that should not be found, shared, explored, or expressed in the first place. How do you see a whisper? How do you speak what cannot be seen? There is a world inside of a neuron that lives inside of a memory that imagines another world. Some of us would like to go there. Others go there every day. Ultimately, this site is dedicated to art: the spirit of responding to the unknown and ...
 
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Specter Lit Podcast
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Selected short stories and poetry illuminating the modern experience, hosted and narrated by Dirk Walker
 
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Stanza Poetry Festival Podcasts
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Each festival focuses on two themes which weave around each other to give every StAnza its own unique flavour.Our first theme for 2011 is Timepiece. Taking as a starting point the vibrant and significant history of Scotland, in 2011 StAnza will engage with the dynamic between verse and the recorded and unrecorded past, seminal moments from poetry and the daily routine of nations and communities, those local and those distant in space and time, as well as individual family histories. As part ...
 
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Keepsakes
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Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
 
Beyond Good and Evil, by Friedrich Nietzsche A searing indictment of concepts like “truth” and “language” Beyond Good and Evil, by Friedrich Nietzsche is a deeply thought provoking book that forms one of the keystones of modern thought and politics. In this book, Nietzsche takes the position that our subservience to fixed perspectives that are forced on us by our language and our ideals make us incapable of perceiving reality. He propounds the theory that ideals are not fixed but change over ...
 
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Poems Every Child Should Know by Unknown
 
A treasure trove of more than two hundred poems, this gem of an anthology compiled by Mary E Burt is indeed a most valuable set of poems to read or listen to. Published in 1904, Poems Every Child Should Know contains some well-loved verses like Thomas Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Lewis Carroll's delightful parody Father William, Felicia Hemans' deeply-moving Casablanca and other favorites. It also has lesser-known but equally beautiful pieces like Henry Wadsworth Longfellow' ...
 
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Poetry Slam
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Recordings from the 2009 Oxford University Online Poetry Slam competition. The event invited students to submit an MP3 recording of an original poem or narrative, of no longer than 3 minutes in length, for a University-wide competition. The event was judged by Heidi Vaughan (Oxford Playhouse), Bernard O'Donoghue (Fellow in English specialising in Modern Irish and Medieval English Poetry), Sian Robins-Grace (RSC Member, Oxford Alumna and Oxford Poetry Slam Finalist), and Steve Larkin (organis ...
 
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Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
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Nearly 160 years after it was first published, Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass continues to inspire, enthrall and educate generations of readers. This collection of poems serves as a vehicle for Whitman's philosophy, ideals, love of nature and mystical musings and it subsequently became one of the corner stones of American literature. Whitman was inspired to write Leaves of Grass based on Ralph Waldo Emerson's clarion call for a truly American poet who would tell of its glories, virtues and v ...
 
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Dharma talks with Jaya Ashmore
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An international Dharma teacher since 1999, Jaya Ashmore guides listeners to the heart of meditation and freedom in her talks. She draws from and brings to life ancient texts from diverse traditions, modern poetry and science, and the tenderness and power of our puzzling human experience. With over 30 years of meditation experience primarily in India, Jaya evokes transformative depth and joy in all of life--from daily life, to meditation basics and more subtle areas. Her fresh, unique and pr ...
 
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Kalevala, The Land of the Heroes (Kirby translation) by LöNNROT, Elias
 
The Kalevala is a 19th-century work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lönnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology. It is regarded as the national epic of Karelia and Finland and is one of the most significant works of Finnish literature. The Kalevala played an instrumental role in the development of the Finnish national identity, the intensification of Finland's language strife and the growing sense of nationality that ultimately led to Finland's independence from Russia in ...
 
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The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
 
Anyone who has ever been on a package tour with a group of strangers who soon become friends, and passed time swapping stories with them, would instantly identify with this timeless classic of English literature. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer recounts twenty different stories recounted by a diverse group of pilgrims who gather at The Tabard Inn in Southwark, near London, before setting out for the shrine of Thomas Becket in Canterbury. The Host of the inn proposes that they entert ...
 
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Full Circle
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Full Circle presents reggae music and its international influence on modern music. The show includes interviews, live sessions, background information on artists, and even poetry sessions. The show focuses on reggae music but will sometimes branch out to ska, rock steady, mento, and other forms of Jamaican folk music. Catch Full Circle, hosted by Donald Hall & Kya Kindu every Wednesday morning from 4:00-6:00am.
 
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First Jasmines, The by TAGORE, Rabindranath
 
Rabindranath Tagore, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Author of Gitanjali and its "profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse", he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. In translation his poetry was viewed as spiritual and mercurial; however, his "elegant prose and magical poetry" remain largely unknown outside Bengal. Tagore i ...
 
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Winds of Doctrine: Studies in Contemporary Opinion by SANTAYANA, George
 
Even before the Great War turned the world upside down, Western civilization was being revolutionized at all levels: intellectually, philosophically, artistically. Noted positivist philosopher George Santayana published this volume on the eve of the War, trying to portray the status of philosophy and theology at that moment by analyzing six significant topics: 1. the intellectual "temper" of the age 2. the clash between Modernism and Christianity 3. the new idealism of Henri Bergson 4. the n ...
 
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Railway Children by Edith Nesbit
 
A thrilling spy story, a children's adventure, a charming portrait of early twentieth century life in London and the countryside and a heart warming family tale are all combined in this classic of children's literature The Railway Children by E Nesbit. The book has remained on the list of the best-loved children's books ever since it was first published as a serial story in The London Magazine in 1905. Later, it was published in book form and won acclaim from critics and readers across the w ...
 
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Modern Evil Podcast
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Podcast containing all the audio Modern Evil Press has to offer, including serialized novels, poetry, and short fiction.
 
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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
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When a modern film script draws inspiration from a poem written more than a century ago, readers can judge its impact on our collective imagination. Such is the resonance of the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. First published in 1845, "The Raven" is a masterpiece of atmosphere, rhythmic quality and use of language. Constructed in narrative form, it tells the story of a young man who is mourning the loss of his beloved. One December night as he wearily sits up browsing through a classica ...
 
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Beowulf by Unknown
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Beowulf is a long narrative poem composed in Old English some time in between the 8th and 11th century AD. The only surviving manuscript that contains the poem is preserved in the British Library and it too was badly damaged by fire in 1731. It is considered to be the oldest surviving work of poetry in English and one of the rare pieces of vernacular European literature that has survived since Medieval times. A prince arrives to rid a neighboring country of a terrible monster. He mortally wo ...
 
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Borough, The by CRABBE, George
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English village life and villagers in the east of England in the late 1700’s and early 1800s—is the subject of The Borough. George Crabbe was an English poet, surgeon, and clergyman. He is best known for his early use of the realistic narrative form and his descriptions of middle and working-class life and people. Lord Byron, an avowed admirer of Crabbe's poetry, described him as "nature's sternest painter, yet the best." Crabbe's poetry was predominantly in the form of heroic couplets, and ...
 
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The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
 
Originally written for his young daughter Josephine, who died tragically aged six, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a collection of short stories which were published separately in magazines before being compiled into a book. The stories are in the form of fables, where animals communicate and speak to each other as humans do and the purpose of each story was to convey a moral or message to the reader. Modern readers would be more familiar with the Disney animated version in which Mowgl ...
 
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Star Seed Radio
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Podcast: Star Seed Radio Hosted by: Jonah Bolt Show Description:Starseed Radio is hosted by Jonah Bolt, a modern day renaissance man. Jonah has traveled to over 40 countries world-wide, Has toured the US for motivational speaking, done numerous TV & Radio Interviews globally and has been published over a dozen times for his poetry and other writings. Given his grace and energy toward people awakening to what is happening in this world, Jonah is inspired to help empower people through sustain ...
 
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Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
 
A young man from a poor, working-class background, passionate about education, who aspires to become a professor. His teacher, a respected role model who turns out to have feet of clay. An independent, free-spirited woman. Another who is scheming, selfish and flirtatious. Dominating their lives is the magnificent university town of Christminster. All these and a host of other colorful, memorable characters inhabit the pages of Thomas Hardy's monumental fourteenth novel published in 1895. Tho ...
 
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House of Dust: A Symphony, The by AIKEN, Conrad
 
The House of Dust is a poem written in the four-movement format of a classical symphony. Hauntingly beautiful despite its bleak post-World War I depictions of human mortality and loss, the poem develops its movements around central images such as Japanese ukiyo-e ("floating world") woodblock prints, touching the reader's senses with endlessly evocative allusions to wind, sea, and weather. In this underlying Japanese sensibility and dependence on central perceptual images, Aiken's poem is sim ...
 
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Collected Public Domain Poems of Wallace Stevens, Volume 1, The by STEVENS, Wallace
 
A collection of Wallace Stevens poems written before 1923. Stevens trained to be a lawyer. Within eleven years after this series of poems were written, he was vice-president at the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company in Connecticut. He continued to pursue a quiet life of poetry and correspondence and for the remainder of his life he nurtured his contemplative habit of observation and writing as he walked from home to work and back again. Few at Hartford knew of his world acclaim as a poe ...
 
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Starseed Radio with Jonah Bolt
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Starseed Radio is a action based radio show with a plan to help build self empowerment of one's self, family and there community through ancient knowledge, secret information and technology to sustain the planet. The commentator Jonah Bolt covers the latest in World News, Conscious Living, Health & Wellness, Earth Changes, Global Events, New Technologies, Spirituality, Sustainable Practices, Esoteric Topics, Holistic Practitioners, Healers & Galactic News. Featuring ground breaking Conscious ...
 
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Love is enough by MORRIS, William
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Love is enough by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 17, 2013. William Morris was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and libertarian socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and English Arts and Crafts Movement. He was instumental in establishing the modern fanasty genre, and thus influenced writers such as J. R. R. Tolkien. Morris also wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations o ...
 
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Conscientious Deacon, The by LINDSAY, Vachel
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Conscientious Deacon by Vachel Lindsay. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 5th, 2013. Vachel Lindsay described this poem as "a song to be syncopated as you please". According to Wikipedia he is considered the father of modern singing poetry (as he referred to it) in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted. His extensive correspondence with the poet Yeats details his intentions to revive the musical qualities in poetry as had bee ...
 
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Moth Terror by CASSERES, Benjamin de
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Moth Terror by Benjamin De Casseres . This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 13, 2011. Benjamin De Casseres was an American journalist and author. He worked for various New York City newspapers writing columns and editorials. He also wrote poetry, fiction, essays, and critical reviews. (wikipedia) This poem taken from The Second Book of Modern Verse: A Selection from the Work of Contemporaneous American Poets, edited by Jessie B. R ...
 
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Flatting-Mill, The by COWPER, William
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Flatting-Mill by William Cowper. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 1, 2011. William Cowper (pronounced "Cooper")was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him "the best modern ...
 
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Esopus
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ESOPUS is an annual arts publication that features multidisciplinary content presented in a striking visual format with minimal editorial framing and no advertising. Each issue includes contemporary artists' projects, materials from the Museum of Modern Art archives reproduced in facsimile, fiction, poetry, works on film, visual essays, and a themed audio CD featuring brand-new songs from a range of musical acts.
 
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Tosa Diary, The by KI, no Tsurayuki
 
Ki no Tsurayuki was a Japanese waka poet of the Heian period. In 905, he was one of the poets ordered to compile the "Kokinshu - Collected Japanese Poems of Ancient and Modern Times". He is also one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals of Japan. The Tosa Diary, written in 935, is considered the major work of Ki. It is an account of his return to the capital Kyoto from Tosa province, where he had served as governor since 930. The journey is by boat, and Ki no Tsurayuki tells about his sea sickn ...
 
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The Shetland and Orkney Connection
 
The Shetland Islands are situated in the North Sea 200 miles north of Aberdeen, Scotland and 250 miles west of Bergin, Norway. They consist of 100 islands, with only about a dozen of them inhabited. Its weather gets a bad rap but its people are intensely hospitable neighbourly.In April 2002, a small group of enthusiasts - Jack, Irene, Barbara and myself, Nan – first gathered to explore the possibility of creating a regular radio programme. Nervous at our lack of radio experience as producers ...
 
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The Thirty-nine Steps by John Buchan
 
The typical action hero with a stiff upper lip whose actions speak louder than his words, a mysterious American who lives in dread of being killed, an anarchist plot to destabilize Greece, a deadly German spy network, a notebook entirely written in code, and all this set in the weeks preceding the outbreak of World War I. The Thirty-nine Steps, by John Buchan is a spy classic entirely worthy of its genre and will delight modern day readers with its complicated plot. It is also notable for be ...
 
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Penguin Island by Anatole France
 
An old monk is tricked by the Devil into undertaking a voyage to a remote island to save the souls of thousands who live there. He arrives on the island which is actually a desolate one, inhabited only by colonies of millions of penguins. The old monk whose eyesight and hearing are almost nonexistent, mistakes them for humans and begins baptizing them. In Heaven, God finds Himself in a dilemma; the old monk's unwavering faith compels him to regard the baptisms as genuine. However, in Christi ...
 
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Rookwood by William Harrison Ainsworth
 
A rich and complex Gothic-Romance centring on the murky deeds of an ancient family. It is a wonderfully atmospheric piece that combines narrative, poetry, song, and descriptive writing to great effect. The character of Dick Turpin that we know today – the dashing highwaymen and unmatched horseman – can be said to stem directly from this novel, as the most famous part of the book (often published on its own in the past), Turpin’s Ride To York, is devoted to him. Although seemingly little know ...
 
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Karawane by BALL, Hugo
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Karawane by Hugo Ball. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 5th, 2010. Ball wrote his poem "Karawane," which is a German poem consisting of nonsensical words. The meaning however resides in its meaninglessness, reflecting the chief principle behind Dadaism. Dada or Dadaism is a cultural movement that began in Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1922.[1] The movement primarily involved visual arts, literatur ...
 
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Selection of Divine Poems, A by DONNE, John
 
John Donne was an English Jacobean preacher, sometime lawyer, later in life a Member of Parliament and Royal Chaplain. Marrying for love against the wishes of his influential father-in-law; Donne's career was cast into shadow: forcing him to support his wife, Anne, as best he might under a specter of unforgiving penury. Despite such hardships - perhaps because of them - Donne's writings demonstrate a mastery of poetry layered with metaphysical meaning and mystery: which continues to delight ...
 
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Love not me for comely grace by WILBYE, John
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Love not me for comely grace by John Wilbye. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 30, 2012 John Wilbye was an English madrigal composer, and is probably the most famous of all the English madrigalists; his pieces have long been favourites and are often included in modern collections. His style is characterized by delicate writing for the voice, acute sensitivity to the text and the use of "false relations" between the major and ...
 
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Pearl by THE GAWAIN POET
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Written in the 14th century by the Gawain poet, 'Pearl' is an elegiac poem reflecting on the death of a young daughter, pictured as a pearl lost in a garden. It is considered a masterpiece of Middle English verse, incorporating both the older tradition of alliterative poetry as well as rhyme, centered around the development of an intricately structured image. Sophie Jewett's translation from the Northern dialect of the original renders much of the poem's liveliness and beauty accessible to m ...
 
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Satyricon, The by ARBITER, Gaius Petronius
 
Satyricon (or Satyrica) is a Latin work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius, though the manuscript tradition identifies the author as a certain Titus Petronius. As with the Metamorphoses of Apuleius, classical scholars often describe it as a "Roman novel", without necessarily implying continuity with the modern literary form. The surviving portions of the text detail the misadventures of the narrator, Encolpius, and his lover, a ...
 
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Progress Of Redemption
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The Progress of Redemption course is a class that seeks to find the unity of Scripture. The modern reader coming to the Bible is confused as to "what" the Bible is. The Bible has 66 different books written by over 30 different authors. The Bible includes all kinds of genres from history, to poetry, to drama, to sermons, to narrative texts, to genealogies, to eschatological writings, to gospels, and many other genres. The biographies in the Bible seem strange and the inclusion of stories seem ...
 
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Bible (ABU) NT 01-27: The New Testament by AMERICAN BIBLE UNION
 
This Revised Testament has been prepared under the auspices of the American Bible Union, by the most competent scholars of the day. No expense has been spared to obtain the oldest translations of the Bible, copies of the ancient manuscripts, and other facilities to make the revision as perfect as possible. The paragraph form has been adopted in preference to the division by verse, which is a modern mode of division, never used in the ancient scriptures. But, for convenience of reference, the ...
 
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The Unstruck Drum of Eternity: Poetry of Kabir
 
Continuing in the grand tradition of Rumi and Kahlil Gibran, explore the light within your own sensuality in the company of Kabir, the incomparable 15th century poet, weaver, mystic and musician of Benares."Open the window to the west, / In the sky of love, now be lost; / Drink the sweeter honey that steeps / And imbues with heat, the petals / Of the lotus of the heart's lips. / Receive the waves in your body: / What splendor is in the warm sea! / Hearken to the sounds of conches / And bells ...
 
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The Future Is A Mixtape
 
For this episode of The Future Is A Mixtape, Jesse & Matt explore the paranoid dread and narcotic pull of Adam Curtis’ most recent documentary of political-noir, HyperNormalisation. In 2 hours and 40 minutes, it charts the globe-hopping travails of terrorists, bankers, politicians and America’s digital aristocracy--all of whom use humanity as p ...…
 
+「 alleys pedestal song 」FLoMMCASTwelcome to an art world you’ve yet to discoverFLoMMCASTis hosted weekly by alley scheffki and milk surfaceepisode 11our guest is bryan herdon from ctrl-zhttps://controlzealous.bandcamp.com/releasesadd bryan to see more of his poetry https://www.facebook.com/bryanbillyherndonwant to be heard on FLoMMCASTleave us ...…
 
If you don’t know what to say, then how you say it isn’t going to matter. That’s one of the concluding points of the blog post by Brian Clark that is featured in this episode — a blog post that was inspired by one of the great films of our time. http://rainmaker.fm/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/sites-season-1-episode-17.mp3 Click to subscribe to S ...…
 
If you don t know what to say, then how you say it isn t going to matter. That s one of the concluding points of the blog post by Brian Clark that is featured in this episode — a blog post that was inspired by one of the great films of our time. Listen to Sites: Tips for Building Better WordPress Websites below ... Download MP3 Subscribe by RSS ...…
 
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Point Blank: Hardboiled, Noir, & Detective Fiction
 
We discuss Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep, the detective as a modern knight, yogurt, Albuquerque as a Noir setting, and Chandler's poetry! Find a list of books we discuss on Facebook. Visit our website at: www.pointblankpodcast.com Send us comments or questions at: pointblanknoir@gmail.com
 
Joshua Scodel is Helen A. Regenstein Professor of English and Comparative Literature at The University of Chicago. His research focuses on early modern English literature in relation to classical literature and philosophy, and to intellectual, cultural and political history. He is the author of The English Poetic Epitaph: Commemoration and Conf ...…
 
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Totally Driven Entertainment
 
The main goal of this show is to provide an educated insight into everything from politics, religion, mythology, and the lives of notorious of famous people of history. This show provides multiple formats for covering each of these topics. This week prepare yourself for an encounter that few have ever survived. She has claimed the souls of mort ...…
 
Closing plenary address at the 2017 Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference by Professor Patricia Palmer (Maynooth): 'Irish Country-House Poetry in the early modern period: a neglected genre?'By info@realsmartmedia.ie (Tudor and Stuart Ireland in assocation with History Hub.).
 
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SuccessUnbound's Podcast
 
When I survived the feeling of being ostracized, I was able to see my own self-worth. My own humanity. It was here, in this place, where I saw how easy it is to dehumanize the oppressor. This poem is not only about me, the invisible, but also the need to regard ALL others as fully human. Yes, even those that may ignore you and me. Here is where ...…
 
In 1984-85, during the protracted coalminer’s strike in Great Britain, Tony Harrison, the well-known poet, dramatist, translator, and screenwriter, wrote the poem ‘v.’, modeled to an extent on Thomas Gray’s ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’. In 1987, after Channel 4 made a film version of the poem, ‘v.’ acquired a certain notoriety, less ...…
 
Courtesy of Nawal Nasrallah This week we're travelling to the golden age of the Islamic Empire in 10th century Baghdad. Hidden in a bustling paper market, we'll visit a mysterious bookmaker responsible for one of the largest cookbooks from the medieval world. While it may not have exactly 1,001 recipes (only 632 at last count...), the book is a ...…
 
The (not so) Little Book of Surprises with Deirdre Hade & William Arntz Deirdre Hade is a Modern Day Mystic, author, guide and poet who has been spiritually adept since childhood she has spent her life communicating with the unseen. She is founder of Radiance Healing & Radiance Meditation, a system of mindfulness for our time. A poet & spiritua ...…
 
Since August 1947 the events surrounding Partition have been a staple of art, music, drama and fiction. Writer and spiritual teacher John Siddique draws on his Indian and Irish roots as he reflects on what Partition means to him. He reflects on the 70-year cultural legacy, identifying patterns and drawing lessons from literature, film and poetr ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
Today’s piece uses a very short poem about a famous doomed adventurer written by a too-little known early modernist soldier-poet. The words’ author, T. E. Hulme, is a name I kept running into as I read about the connections between modernist American and Irish writers in England at the beginning of the 20th Century. Many of those connections ca ...…
 
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Westminster Presbyterian Church | Minneapolis
 
Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. You turn us back to dust, and say, “Turn back, you mortals.” For a thousand years in your sight are like yesterday when it is past, or like a watch in th ...…
 
The main goal of this show is to provide an educated insight into everything from politics, religion, mythology, and the lives of notorious of famous people of history. This show provides multiple formats for covering each of these topics. This week we'll dip deep into the past as we explore the mysteries that surround one of history's most con ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
There are so many ways to introduce the words used in this piece. I could say it’s an OG rap written in prison by a two-time ex-con who was executed for violating his parole. I could say it’s a piece by the poet who did more in his career outside of writing poetry than any other poet besides than the teenager who wrote “Frances.” I could say it ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
Imagine this for the background and education for a poet. The poet is committed from a young age to see things exactly, so much so that they become fascinated with the very neurological functions that are the foundations of perception. In college, they study with the foremost psychologist in America, but they don’t stop there. They go on to stu ...…
 
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Curb Your Dogma: Where we leave the beaten path to follow Christ
 
Summary: The Creation stories of Genesis 1-11 form an essential foundation for life in the Kingdom of God. They are true but are not part of human history. The enlightenment replaced these marvelous stories with the dull story of the eternal cosmos. The result is an emptiness that we all feel everywhere. Three Ways to Get More From This Week’s ...…
 
The main goal of this show is to provide an educated insight into everything from politics, religion, mythology, and the lives of notorious of famous people of history. This show provides multiple formats for covering each of these topics.On our this episode we will talk.......About a terrifying predator of humna souls who stalked the American ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
Last episode used my best effort at a faithful translation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s “The Dark Interval.” Now, as promised, my alternative translation. As I discussed, I first heard Rilke’s “The Dark Interval” by hearing it. In the immediacy of that encounter, I heard it as a meditation on how our lives pass by while we do not speak up to them an ...…
 
Greetings!! We’re back for another episode of intelligences, insights, and illustrations! This week, the theme seems to be a bit – sweaty. In Genesis, Jacob is preparing himself to meet his brother Esau for the first time in about twenty years and finds himself wrestling with his conscience – or is it God? The text is not entirely clear. In Rom ...…
 
The main goal of this show is to provide an educated insight into everything from politics, religion, mythology, and the lives of notorious of famous people of history. This show provides multiple formats for covering each of these topics. This week marks the second edition of the Scholar Showcase and I'll be playing host to Daniel Hovatter ano ...…
 
Bill Gainer interview, recorded by Mark Noble, at Deep Vellum Books, Dallas, Texas on 7/21/2017.Bill Gainer is known for the openness of his confessional poetry and is recognized as one of the founding contributors to the modern movement of "After Hours Poetry".Intro and exit music provided by James Vernon, from the James Vernon Trio recording, ...…
 
Two poet-translators rattle their sabres for a duel of words and French poetry! Listen to MPT's translation duel which took place at Ledbury Poetry Festival, Sunday 9 July 2017. Olivia McCannon and Susan Wicks went head-to-head with their translations of a poem by Ariane Dreyfus. *No poets were harmed in the production of this event*.About the ...…
 
In Gavura’s work the poetic persona has a strong empathy with nature, seeing it as an example of both a non-human otherness and as part of God’s creation. As a theologian Gavura regards nature and humanity as part of a post-lapsarian existence. Gavura’s natural world and the animals which inhabit it are true to themselves and the savagery they ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
In the notes to the past few episodes I’ve mentioned how Ezra Pound was more than an exemplary writer, theorist, and promoter for the early 20th Century modernist poetic movement that he called Imagism. He was also an excellent editor. His most famous blue pencil job remains T. S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland,” but he also worked with H.D. and Ernest ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
Here’s one more piece from Ezra Pound’s 1915 breakthrough collection “Cathay,” a war story he called “South Folk in Cold Country.” At the time Pound was working from Ernest Fenollosa’s, and Fenollosa’s Japanese teachers,’ notes to translate classic Chinese poetry, World War I had broken out, and England, where Pound was living, had mobilized to ...…
 
(from supplied release) HANCOCK, Mass.—Blend a country band with early R&B, throw in a hefty amount of vocal harmonies and witty one-liners, and rock out like The Band. That’s what you’ll get Thursday, July 13, when roots music maverick Western Centuries takes the 1910 hayloft stage at Hancock Shaker Village. With upbeat, bar room dance numbers ...…
 
July 12, 2017: Senator Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says Donald Trump Jr. has clearly shown the world there is evidence of collusion between the Trump team and Russia. Wyden discusses what's next after Don Jr.'s emails, plus a look at the GOP healthcare plan; a Chinese breakthrough in teleportation; the challenges f ...…
 
July 12, 2017: Senator Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says Donald Trump Jr. has clearly shown the world there is evidence of collusion between the Trump team and Russia. Wyden discusses what's next after Don Jr.'s emails, plus a look at the GOP healthcare plan; a Chinese breakthrough in teleportation; the challenges f ...…
 
July 12, 2017: Senator Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says Donald Trump Jr. has clearly shown the world there is evidence of collusion between the Trump team and Russia. Wyden discusses what's next after Don Jr.'s emails, plus a look at the GOP healthcare plan; a Chinese breakthrough in teleportation; the challenges f ...…
 
Tate Modern offers a retrospective on the Art of the Black Power Movement in America and explores how 'Black Art' was defined by artists across the United States and its interplay with the civil rights movement. Rana Mitter is joined by Gaylene Gould, writer and artist and Head of Cinema and Events at the BFI, who reviews the 'Soul of A Nation' ...…
 
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Parlando - Where Music and Words Meet
 
Just after the start of the 20th Century two teenagers met at the University of Pennsylvania. One was 16 years old, a smart and cocky boy without much in the way of money, who had somehow managed admission to the University at such a young age. The other was 15 and the only daughter of an astronomer and professor at the college. So devoted was ...…
 
In this episode, we are joined by a guest, Alekzandra, or Alleigh, Thoms. Alleigh is co-host Sonja’s niece and an artist who enjoys drawing, painting, sculpting and writing. She is about to enter her second year at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Alleigh recently self-published a book of poetry entitled "If the grass can hold its gro ...…
 
In this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS we discuss creating a brand and online courses in the health field with mind scientist Dr. Charles Parker from Core Brain Journal. Charles operates in the field of mind science. They discuss building a brand in the health world and operating in a new field of medicine. Having a way to t ...…
 
Lana Jelenjev was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. And after almost 2 years of treatment, she took time to reconnect with herself and her mission. It was during this time that she realised how it is our responsibility to be SELF-FULL. Because when we are selfish, we have no room to meet the needs of others, and when we are selfless, we fai ...…
 
In this podcast recorded at the Hay Festival Wales 2017 Welsh and Indian authors and poets reflect on the theme of place and multilingualism in their writing. At the Hay Festival Wales 2017 India met Wales through poetry in the Hay Mela: a series of events that formed part of the UK/India Year of Culture 2017- a year of cultural exchange markin ...…
 
After decades suppressed by Myanmar's military regime, we go inside Yangon's booming counter-cultural art scene to reveal the city as seen through the eyes of the young artists on the frontline of change.Until censorship was lifted in 2012, dissident artists, musicians and poets lived with the threat of jail for speaking out against the militar ...…
 
As part of Poetry & Lyrics Festival 2017, the Poet in the City Producers present this special edition podcast episode.Together we explore how the realms of poetic language and music have helped map the search for a perfect world - be it personal, political, or spiritual. We examine the potential for Utopia, and its flaws, taking the listener on ...…
 
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Freud Museum London: Psychoanalysis Podcasts
 
In his latest publication In Writing acclaimed psychoanalyst and writer, Adam Phillips celebrates the art of close reading and asks what it is to defend literature in a world that is increasingly devaluing language in this enjoyable collection of essays on literature. Through an exhilarating series of encounters with – and vivid readings of – w ...…
 
This week stars comedian Ehsan Ahmad, a hilarious standup/engineer/quantum physicist/historian/not sure if any of those are legit (other than comic) but he is funny AF and you can see him at the Comedy Store a bunch. Ehsan joins Rich and Shefsky for the story of John Flammang Schrank, who was very angry at people, surprisingly not over his name ...…
 
On this episode of Close Reads, Angelina, Tim, and David continue their discussion of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel, Brideshead Revisited, focusing on chapter 7. Topics include: Getting to know Julia Rex's ignorance Why Charles is attracted to Julia "Modern" education Perspective and Waugh and more... This episode is brought to you by our friend ...…
 
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CiRCE Institute Podcast Network
 
On this episode of Close Reads, Angelina, Tim, and David continue their discussion of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel, Brideshead Revisited, focusing on chapter 7. Topics include: Getting to know Julia Rex's ignorance Why Charles is attracted to Julia "Modern" education Perspective and Waugh and more... This episode is brought to you by our friend ...…
 
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