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October 27, 2011


I'd almost succeeded in forgetting Matthew Arnold, and now you've gone & spoiled that. And speaking of Fresh Air, I really like Terry Gross's voice & her interviews with musicians & comics. Nice post.

Recommended, see also Anthony Hecht's The Dover Bitch... a memorable revisiting of Dover Beach,wryly, from the woman's point of view..."to have been brought all the way down from London, and then to be addressed as a sort of mournful cosmic last resort.."

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