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Karl Steel
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by KARL STEEL [what follows is a light piece, quickly written; for a real post, see below, from Cord Whitaker, whose paper I had the great honor of witnessing at the recent London meeting of the New Chaucer Society. All the ...
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by KARL STEEL Part I is here; Part II is here; and now, finally, in as good a state as I can get it now, Part III. Last week, one of our medieval colleagues gently expressed some incredulity when I said I was trying to produc...
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Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, "Enigma-Riddle-Joke" (2015) by KARL STEEL First of all, read Jeffrey's post below, showcasing the wonderful, heartbreaking work of Dan Kline, which been so privileged to publish here often. There, Jef...
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Inevitably, the history of Black American opera chronicles not just perseverance and accomplishment, but also racism and exclusion.
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Still from Marketa Lazarová. by KARL STEEL There's a big blog post about to spring up here tomorrow, so I'm squeezing in to beat the crowds. Once you read that, obviously, those of you lucky enough to be at Leeds must go to t...
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by KARL STEEL First, thank you Jeffrey for yesterday's post ("For Friends.") If you haven't yet, I would ask that you read this article by Mariella Mosthof, this one by Justin Torres, this one by Najva Sol, and I join Alison ...
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by KARL STEEL Chinese Parrot, c 1700, collection of Marie-Antoinette, c 1785, As part of the process of assembling, expanding, and (re)writing the material for Book 2, I’ve returned to the problem of “feral children,” which...
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Mandeville, 1481 printing, Augsberg by KARL STEEL Hi everyone! I'm trying to trick you into reading this whole thing with this jaunty opening. My interest in Sky Burial and the European Middle Ages can be traced, exactly, t...
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The masterpiece—the war memorial, wall hanging, apologia—tells the same old story, a case of do or die: a tale of friends betrayed, cross-Channel invasion, and the passage of a comet heralding the doom of old England.
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  • Columbia University
  • Western Washington University
  • The Evergreen State College
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Brooklyn College Medievalist
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Assistant Professor of English Literature, Brooklyn College, CUNY
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    Professor, present
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Tacoma - Olympia - Bellingham - Seattle
okra is amazing; it's all so good.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Loved it. Everyone there is smart and fun. Great lectures, and a fine place to have coffee during the day
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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caught a nail and a nasty flat at 8:30pm on a Friday 2 blocks north. They were still open and did FAST, inexpensive, and VERY GOOD work to get me rolling again so I could see the Coney Island Fireworks. Highly recommended. Really friendly too.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago