On May, 30 2003 David Damrosch published “What Is World Literature?”, in which he suggested that world literature may gain in translation. Therefore, even though one important notion of literature is associated with untranslatability. little may be lost in translation: some translations are accomplished literary works in their own right.
The History of Rock Music (songs) NINE POUND HAMMER Well, the nine pound hammer is a little too heavy It’s for my size, honey, for my size Oh, roll on, buddy, don’t you roll so slow How can I roll when the wheels won’t go? It’s a long way to Harlan an’ a long way… Read More NINE POUND HAMMER
Henry Alfred Kissinger, the American diplomat and politician who served as the United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. was born in Germany on May 27, 1923 One of his statements, which has always struck me for its honesty, is: “Power is the… Read More 27 May: Happy Birthday, Henry K!
May 26, 1828 (poem by Alexander Pushkin) Gift haphazard, unavailing, Life, why were thou given me? Why art thou to death unfailing Sentenced by dark destiny? Who in harsh despotic fashion Once from Nothing called me out, Filled my soul with burning passion Vexed and shook my mind with doubt? I can see no goal… Read More May 26, 1828
The History of Rock Music (songs) Deep River Blues Let it rain, let it pour, let it rain a whole lot more ‘Cause I got them deep river blues Let the rain drive right on, let the waves sweep along ‘Cause I got them deep river blues My old gal’s a good old pal, and… Read More DEEP RIVER BLUES
The History of Rock Music (songs) My Rifle, My Pony And Me The sun is sinking in the west The cattle go down to the stream The redwing settles in the nest It’s time for a cowboy to dream Purple light in the canyons That’s where I long to be With my three good companions… Read More MY RIFLE, MY PONY AND ME
The History of Rock Music (songs) Honky Tonkin’ When you are sad and lonely and have no place to go Call me up, sweet baby, and bring along some dough And we’ll go Honky Tonkin’, Honky Tonkin’ Honky Tonkin’, Honey Baby We’ll go Honky Tonkin’ ’round this town. When you and your baby have… Read More Honky Tonkin’
The History of Rock Music (songs) SALTY DOG BLUES Standin’ on the corner with the low down blues Is a great big hole in the bottom of my shoes Honey, let me be your Salty Dog Let me be your Salty Dog Or I won’t be your man at all Honey, let me be your… Read More SALTY DOG BLUES
Away, I’d rather sail away Like a swan that’s here and gone… (El Condor Pasa – Paul Simon)
I have opened my window and let happiness come in