Monthly Archives: December 2010

Kalev’s Anti-Blog: The Overture of Herodotus’ ‘Inquiries’

By Kalev Pehme I am struck by how little is said about the overture of Herodotus’s great work, Inquiries. Even the young Seth Benardete goes to the punch-line of the joke very quickly without giving an detailed analysis of what … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Comments on Herbert’s ‘Front Page Teaser’

O my goddess, I say to myself, what if I don’t like Rosemary Herbert’s new novel, Front Page Teaser? Well, I am rather well known for my vicious rhetoric when I don’t like something; however, it is a problem here … Continue reading

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