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Advance copies and a short essay…

The East or West advance copies have arrived, and they look good (in my very biased opinion)!! The bulk shipment of the books is crossing the Atlantic from the printer in Iceland. I don’t have a precise arrival date. However, … Continue reading

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Seamus Heaney, from the essay ‘Faith, Hope and Poetry’

“‘Art for art’s sake’ has become a gibe because of an inadequate notion of what art can encompass, and is usually bandied by people who are philistines anyhow. Art has a religious, a binding force, for the artist. Language is … Continue reading

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