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Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays
Some of the world’s most enduring authors and books have often crossed the boundary lines of genres and blended meanings and forms to create exceptional work. As a result, literary commentators will discuss Shakespeare’s dazzling versatility and craftsmanship, the dynamic poetic quality of Toni Morrison’s prose, the successful merging of history, fiction, magic, and journa ...more
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