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  • 15 Mar 2010

    Breaking Down the Block Buster

    Word play at The Globe and Mail brings Latin Alive with the help of Joseph Solodow – Busted! From bombs to broncos: And then there is a juggernaut

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  • 16 Feb 2010

    How To Apologize

    Apologizing: a skill we could all use at some time or another. So when The Globe and Mail's Dakshana Bascaramurty wrote a "how to" on apologies, she interviewed I Was Wrong author Nick Smith. Nick Smith, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of New Hampshire and author of I Was Wrong, says the recent torrent of sex-scandal-related apologies from politicians has skewed our understanding of apology and forgiveness. “If apologies signify something like moral transformation, that usually takes time,” he says. “You’ve done something wrong and oftentimes you think it’s right and then you’re immediately supposed to do an about-face and go through this grave repentance.”

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  • 9 Jun 2009

    Beckett, Yeats, and the occult

    Thanks to Canadian Rep Pam Robinson for pointing us to a very cool piece on a Globe and Mail blog: Samuel Beckett, Yeats, and the occult: A digression. Blogger Linda Leith points out that in Beckett’s disassociation with Ireland, he distanced himself from other Irish writers and their interest in the occult and mysticism. A […]

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  • 20 Apr 2009

    Double Beckett Review

    On the 17th and 18th, the Globe and Mail did a double-whammy review of The Letters of Samuel Beckett! April 17: Inside the young writer’s laboratory >> April 18: Waiting for the Post >>

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