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GUEST BLOG: Larry French’s week at Toronto Pursuits

GUEST BLOG: Larry French’s week at Toronto Pursuits

My week at Classical Pursuits, Summer 2012 [editor’s note: due to a technical glitch, publication of this post was slightly delayed, and Larry’s Friday wrap-up appears before this one.  My apologies to Larry. -LN] The Eve: There was a sound of revelry by night. I watch the wonderful 80th birthday […]

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CONVIVIUM = “sharing life together” = Toronto Pursuits 2011

CONVIVIUM = “sharing life together” = Toronto Pursuits 2011

CONVIVIUM – convĭ’vĭ um In Latin, it literally means “sharing life together.” Convivium has  come to refer to a banquet with emphasis on richly prepared and novel food, the partaking of which was a pleasure – a conviviality – which would be accompanied by a generous flow of wines. A […]

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TODAY IN LITERATURE – Irish Literary Genius

TODAY IN LITERATURE – Irish Literary Genius

On March 17, my attention does not turn to cheap green beer. Rather, in the days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day and carrying on right through Bloomsday on June 16, I turn to Irish Literary Genius. The cultural milieu of Ireland has been shaped by the dynamic interplay between […]

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