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astarte: defrost from the fridge

A powerful myth.A goddess of life giving nature, a suprahuman embodiment of the creative forces of the universe. Astarte was a lover and destroyer.Seductive and violent. She was a bestower of life and death.Health and sickness. This contradictory Near Eastern … Continue reading

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JANE AUSTEN: Pride & Prejudice Over The Finkler Question

…Howard Jacobson grew up in working-class Manchester, to a father who worked as a children’s entertainer and who ran a market stall selling trinkets. Bright, bookish and intellectually ambitious, he studied English literature at Cambridge under the legendary F.R. Leavis. “I’m … Continue reading

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