Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

Link Roundup

Continuing my desperate quest to catch up on back postings...

First off, may I just say that "Rabbits Threaten Viking Site" is a headline that produces some very strange images.

Thanks to mikekn for pointing out ToDoList, a scarily complete-looking list manager. I think I need this...

eBooks of the Day:

The Beginnings of New England, or, The Puritan Theocracy in its Relations to Civil and Religious Liberty (1889). I suspect that it's a bit of a rant, but much of the early book is dealing with SCA period.

Far more interesting: Library of the World's Great Literature, Ancient and Modern, v. II. I previously posted a link to volume I of this mammoth alphabetical tome. This volume runs from Amiel to Auerbach, and continues to have a lot of period literature in the middle. I particularly note excerpts from Aneurin; Anglo-Saxon Literature; Aquinas; Arabic Literature; Ariosto; Aristotle; and Ascham. Only bits and pieces, but some fairly interesting bits and pieces.

  • The Third Way: Beyond Fun and Authenticity

    I just came across this marvelous essay on the SCA fun/authenticity false dichotomy, and a different way of looking at it. It was written some…

  • Fairy Lights

    One surprising highlight from 50 Year doesn't seem to have made it into many accounts -- I think our encampment was particularly well-placed in this…

  • Animal-friendly events are just *different*

    (As usual for when I've attended something long, I'll be posting some random reminiscences.) Being held at a 4-H Fairground, SCA 50th Year was just…

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