What We’re Reading: Week of Sept. 14th

Here are a few interesting articles and pieces we found around the web this week. If you come across something that other intellectual historians might enjoy, please let us know in the comments section.

John:

Doctor Cleveland, “Loving Shakespeare’s Language, Then and Now” (Doctor Cleveland)

Riccardo Falcinelli, “Le immagini della scienza e la pretesa di verità” (Le parole e la cose)

Marco Filoni, “La traduzione comme atto d’amore” (Minima & Moralia)

Adam Gopnik, “Blood and Soil” (The New Yorker)

Ivan Jablonka, « Journaliste pour l’histoire » (La vie des idées)

Eva Pfister, »Beklemmende Reportagen aus Russland und der Ukraine« (Deutschlandfunk)

Simon Schama, “From masterpieces to selfies” (Financial Times)

Eugene R. Sheppard, “On Old Stones, a Black Cat, and a New Zion” (Jewish Review of Books)

Christoph Vormweg, »Ein Briefwechsel als literaturgeschichtliches Ereignis« (Deutschlandfunk)

Michael Z. Wise, “A Writer’s ‘Tomb of Words,’ and the People Who Took It Personally” (The New Yorker)

And finally, in honor of the great Carl E. Schorske (1915-2015), his 1987 Charles Homer Haskins lecture “A Life of Learning” (American Council of Learned Societies; PDF)

Emily:

Andrew Hartman, Interview with Corey Robin (S-USIH Blog)

Frederic Clark, Forging Antiquity (Eidolon)

John Fleming, Carl Emil Schorske (1915-2015) (Gladly Lerne, Gladly Teche)

Edward E. Baptist, Teaching Slavery to Reluctant Listeners (NY Times)

Jeff Nunokawa, 4633. Of Truth (Facebook)

In the “scenes from rural Oxfordshire department,” Cassandra Neyenesch, A Small, Simple Stone: Looking for Barbara Pym in Oxfordshire (Public Books)

Alma Igra and Jordan Katz, Ancient Roman lentils with chesnuts: Italian food before tomatoes (Leftovers)

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