Thursday, March 1, 2007

Episode 1 - Aesop

Minute Lit

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single and assembled words of literature.

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This netcast is dedicated to:
- Mom: without your love and support, we wouldn't (literally) be here;
- Homer and fellow poets in the oral tradition: without your efforts in memorizing ballads, we might not have the wonderful literature that we have.

In this edition of Minute Lit, we'll:
- explore two Aesop's Fables, the cock and the pearl & the wolf and the lamb;
- we'll talk about a word you may not be familiar with, incunabulum, and,
- we'll read a snippet of text which we challenge you to identify. Be the first to e-mail us the correct answer, and we'll include your name in the next edition of Minute Lit.

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