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The Philosopher’s Stone

It is widely known that titles of books, films and other works, are often translated very liberally. Sometime, they are literal; sometime they are extravagantly different. “War and Peace”, rest assured, is literally the same title in all languages, at … Continue reading

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Murder, Madness and Mayhem

Image via Wikipedia Sometimes people object to using Wikipedia for academic purposes. I am not going to deal with the pros and cons of such use here (though I am convinced the pros far outnumber the cons). I am going … Continue reading

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