method of lizzy

preservations… for posterity

Taste, Swallow, Digest

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. – Francis Bacon

I’ve been mourning a loss of classical literature for some time. Not since my early undergrad days have I experienced the brilliance of the classics. Eight years later and I still have my syllabus and notes from my last such experience, a World Literature course “which explore[d] human experience by examining diverse aesthetic and cultural perspectives from ancient to modern times.” The texts that we read that semester Continue reading

April 15, 2007 Posted by | books, classics, education, literature, logic, rhetoric, self-education, trivium | 1 Comment