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The Great Old Ones, Petrarch and Diderot
June 18, 2014 2:31 AM   Subscribe

Ruthanna Emrys' post-Lovecraftian novelette The Litany of Earth serves as a starting point for Ada Palmer's polyhistoric thoughts about repurposed fiction, from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Marvels: Discontinuity and Empathy: a non-review of “The Litany of Earth” by Ruthanna Emrys..
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This is all terrific. Thanks.
posted by Elementary Penguin at 3:01 AM on June 18


I've been thinking about making this exact post for a few days now. You saved me the trouble!
posted by vibratory manner of working at 9:16 AM on June 18


Lovely.
posted by Malla at 9:20 AM on June 18


This is great, thanks for posting - it matches up nicely with that comics post from yesterday.
posted by Frowner at 9:21 AM on June 18


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