A small, personal sized museum, which proves that there is no relationship between size and quality.
The moment we learn a skill or acquire any knowledge or wisdom it is our responsibility to share it with those younger than us
Now, if you have not done so already, go read Don Quixote, the first modern novel, it makes a great summer read, extra points if you read it in Spanish.
It has been nine months since my last entry. In my defense, it has been a crazy year
Apologies for my prolonged silence. Getting my prospectus passed took some time. As you can imagine, maintaining my blog was not a priority. But that hurdle is over with, so I can tell you all about it. The prospectus as I have said somewhere before is the document that says what you want to write […]
You might ask: All this talk of PhD blah, blah, blah is very nice, but what have you really learnt in two years of school? Academically I have learnt about Medieval Spanish Literature, about medieval authors distancing themselves and their work from the divine works. In Spain the Libro de buen amor is key in […]
Well, that wraps up the first year of my Ph.D. program and of my course work. Now I “only” have to read until my eyes bleed for my exams next Spring. This semester was overall much better than the Winter term. I took three courses: Early Modern Spanish Women Writers, with Rosa Perelmuter – a […]