Dana Johnson

Book-obsessed twenty-something with a passion for poetry, hiking, and being happy with what I have.


February 2015

First Thoughts on Robert Fagles’ Translation of The Iliad

Lately, I’ve been digging into some large books, and have recently found myself the giddy recipient of the Robert Fagles’ translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey. Over the past year, I’ve challenged myself (more than ever before) to read a larger number of classic texts, and The Iliad seemed like a good compromise to challenge myself and feed my love of poetry. Since Homer’s epic poem is the most compelling text I’m reading at the moment, I’ve decided to share a few thoughts in lieu of this week’s bi-monthly review.

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Bi-Monthly Review: Home by Now by Meg Kearney

The Bi-Monthly Review is a twice monthly feature of whatever I happen to be reading. Highly informal. Opinions are my own. Try to enjoy.

Home by Now

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