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Essay | John Scott’s The London Magazine by Matthew Scott

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The Greek author Lucian tells of a lusty, young aristocrat who fell for a statue of Aphrodite and, willing it to be real, attempted to defile it. He had only the experience of other boys to go on and fell short when it came to the anatomy of women; congress was a hopeless failure and he hurled himself to his death […]

The Lake by Ted Hughes

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Better disguised than the leaf-insect, A sort of subtler armadillo, The lake turns with me as I walk. Snuffles at…

Pearl by Simon Armitage

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Simon Armitage’s new translation of the fourteenth-century poem Pearl follows his energetic 2008 translation of the same anonymous poet’s Sir…

Pearl by Simon Armitage

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Simon Armitage’s new translation of the fourteenth-century poem Pearl follows his energetic 2008 translation of the same anonymous poet’s Sir…

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