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For those of you who are comfortable with Castilian Spanish, this is the final interview conducted by Argentine fabulist Jorge Luis Borges. The host, Raul Burzaco, completed this for ATC Studios in June of 1985. Two legends speaking.
A belated happy birthday to the most important writer of the last 1,000 years, Dante Aleghieri.
John Kleiner of The New Yorker writes on Dante here.
News from The Bard, via ShortList:
The play Double Falsehood – also known at The Distrest Lovers, was published in 1728 by the English writer and playwright Lewis Theobald, who claimed that his version was based on three manuscripts of an unnamed lost Shakespeare play. Subsequently, having initially rejected these claims of Shakespearean origin, some scholars had come to believe it to be an adaptation of a lost play called Cardenio, which had been written by the Bard and John Fletcher – another English playwright who was equally famous at the time when they were both writing.
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