Links related to our discussion on Emerson

Here are links related to our discussions on Emerson:

Stanford Encyclopedia -- Transcendentalism

Stanford Encyclopedia — Ancient Theories of Soul

Concise outline by U Idaho Prof. Nick Gier

A comparison of Platonic and Judeo-Christian concepts (1958 MA Thesis by Lester Newman)

The Dial

White Shaman Mural (TexasCoopPower)

White Shaman (Texas Observer)

White Shaman (Discover Magazine)

 


Sunday Q&A - 9/20 & Additional links

Here is a Sunday Q&A recording and a few additional links related to our reading of Ovid--

Audio recording for our recent Sunday Q&A - 9/20

Two great books on Roman religion:

Scheid, An Introduction to Roman Religion

Beard, Religions of Rome

A novel imagining Ovid's life in exile:

Malouf's, An Imaginary Life


Resources on Ovid

Here are a few resources we've collected on Ovid along the way. A few more likely to follow.

Bernini's Apollo and Daphne

Golding's translation of Ovid in multiple versions to access

https://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.02.0074

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/english/currentstudents/undergraduate/modules/fulllist/special/en356/rouse_ed._goldings_ovid_1904.pdf

https://books.google.com/books/about/Ovid_s_Metamorphoses.html?id=YISOeAcyx94C

https://amzn.to/33DNAVu

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/08/29/an-ovidian-taste-test-the-old-verse-translations-of-ovids-metamorphoses/

Latin audio of the Metamorphoses

https://youtu.be/VALKabp4KUg

 

Readings in Mythology

As we approach reading Ovid's Metamorphoses for Brilliant Minds this Fall, here are links to some background reading on Greek mythology:

Roberto Calasso, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony
https://amzn.to/2PEg7Dx

Jean-Pierre Vernant, The Universe, Gods, and Men 
https://amzn.to/3fJY5dG

Timothy Gantz, Early Greek Myth (2 volumes)
https://amzn.to/2XJAFPr
https://amzn.to/31CUqJI

Robert Graves, The Greek Myths
https://amzn.to/2PzSj3U

Edith Hamilton, Mythology
https://amzn.to/2XEwUuP

Bernini’s Apollo and Daphne (Artsy)
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-berninis-apollo-daphne-unnerving-depiction-unwanted-desire

Picasso Prints, "Myths, Minotaurs, and Muses" (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
https://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/806.html


Sunday Q&A - 7/26 - Recording & Links

Here is the audio as well as links to referenced articles and video:

Audio: Sunday Q&A 20200726 audio

Bernadine Evaristo video at: https://literacytrust.org.uk

Maureen Corrigan review at NPR:

Waterstones interview:

New York Times: Looking at Epic Poetry

Aeon: Nostalgia reimagined

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Books

LA Times: Elena Ferrante interview

NY Times on Zadie Smith: Intimations


Sunday Q&A - 7/19 - recording with links

Audio

https://www.dropbox.com/s/03vu4mauth4773d/Sunday%20Q%26A%2020200719%20audio_only.m4a?dl=0

NYTimes Article

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/11/us/muscogee-creek-nation-oklahoma.html?searchResultPosition=1

NYTimes Opinion

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/14/opinion/mcgirt-oklahoma-muscogee-creek-nation.html

SCOTUS

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/18-9526_9okb.pdf

1866 Treaty

https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/u-s-treaty-creek-nation-1866/

Louis Erdrich, The Round House

https://amzn.to/39aRzLz

Jane Alison on Narrative

https://amzn.to/32A4aqo


Some Context for Kelman

If you're struggling a bit with James Kelman's, That Was a Shiver, these articles and videos provide some context:

A review from The Guardian

Article and Interview, also The Guardian

TEDx talk about Scots language and experience

Gang culture in Glasgow

On the role of race and ethnicity in gang membership, see this article Changing Course

On a lighter note, two language oriented comedy sketches:

Elevator Recognition

Pub Patter