Tag Archives: The Aeneid

Micro-reviews (1): Haurd Roads an Cauld Hairst Winds

(Translations into Scots from Du Fu and Li Bai by Brian Holton, Taproot Press, 2021) I’ve been meaning for a while to post a few of the micro-reviews I always end up writing whenever I’m asked for ‘a sentence or … Continue reading

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Heroes and Homilies (3)

(This third section is an attempt to bring the argument a little more up to date by using three contemporary writers as a means of categorising certain ways of working with old texts, what I call ‘diachronic translation’, i.e. within … Continue reading

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On (and over) The Wall

(An edited version of this talk was broadcast on Radio 3’s ‘The Essay’ as part of their Free-Thinking Festival, 2010. It was recorded at the Sage on November 7th, and, at the moment, is not available on their site, but … Continue reading

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