PennSound offers the kind of luxury that, soon upon its discovery, feels indispensable. It is a mammoth source of audio recordings – readings, interviews, sound art – both new and preserved, headed by the eminent Charles Bernstein and Al Filreis. The site is inclusive despite its natural tenden
As the story goes, Don Quixote has read too many books about knights and experiences the world through the eyes of a valiant soldier. He is a hero and a fool. He is, simply speaking, insane.
When Don Quixote encounters windmills, he sees giants and attacks them as any good knight would. As his
Eons before "Days of Our Lives" reared its ugly head on television, Tolstoy was a master of the soap opera. His serialized surveys of nineteenth-century Russian society are devoted to detailing in relentlessly romantic prose the epiphanies of love and war, the travails of the individual on the battle