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Potsherds and palimpsests

John McGrail

Potsherds and palimpsests

by John McGrail

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Published by Scarab Press in Sterling Junction, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John McGrail ; designed & illustrated with six wood engravings by Howard John Besnia.
ContributionsBesnia, Howard John., Scarab Press (Sterling Junction, Mass.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 11-22, [3] p., [5] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17243206M

TABLE OF CONTENTS. Preface and List of Authorities. Page xiii to xix. List of Illustrations. Page xxi to xxiv. CHAPTER I Page 1 to Classical.   He is the author of two books, “Antiphon for the Feast of a Virgin Not a Martyr,” and “Potsherds and Palimpsests,” both with illustrations by famed illustrator Howard Besnia.

Potsherds and palimpsets Not In Library. Potsherds and palimpsests John McGrail Not In Library. Photographs: negatives: history as apple tree Michael S. Harper Not In Library. Read. Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions. He is the author of two books, Antiphon for the Feast of a Virgin Not a Martyr, & Potsherds and Palimpsests, both with illustrations by famed illustrator Howard Besnia. These books have been.

  Two forms of manuscripts, the roll and the codex; Egyptian Books of the Dead; Book of Ani; existing manuscripts on papyrus; the library of papyrus rolls found at Herculaneum; Herodotus on manuscripts; use of parchment; manuscripts on linen; inscribed potsherds or ostraka; manuscripts on leaves of trees; Greek libraries; Roman libraries; a list of the public libraries in Rome; Roman library.   He is the author of two books, "Antiphon for the Feast of a Virgin Not a Martyr," and "Potsherds and Palimpsests," both with illustrations by famed illustrator Howard Besnia. He also published numerous poems, many of which appeared in distinguished foreign scholarly journals.


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Potsherds and Palimpsests Hardcover – January 1, by John McGrail (Author), Designed and Illustrated with Six Wood Engravings By Howard John Besnia (Illustrator)Author: John McGrail. Palimpsests is a crazy trip of a read. First of all, this was an underrated book when it came out, so is not well known today.

If you are reading this review, that is impressive in and of itself. I will start this review by saying that this book is not for everyone.

The reasons that I loved it are the exact same reasons that others will hate it/5. Drawing together diverse literary, critical and theoretical texts in which the palimpsest has appeared since its inauguration by Thomas De Quincey inPalimpsest: Literature, Criticism, Theory provides the first ever genealogy of this metaphor.

Sarah Dillon's original theorisation argues that the palimpsest has an involuted structure which illuminates and advances modern by: POTSHERD. pot'-shurd (cheres): A piece of earthenware (Job Psalm Isaiah ). Potsherds and palimpsests book Revised Version (British and American) renders the word in Proverbs"an earthen vessel," and in Job substitutes "sharp potsherds" for "sharp stones."Sirach refers to the art of "gluing a potsherd (ostrakon) together." See HARSITH; OSTRACA.

Fortunately, my awesome limited edition of Palimpsest had just arrived from Subterranean Press. I first read Palimpsest when Potsherds and palimpsests book was a nominee for the Hugo Award for Best Novella.

It subsequently won, deservedly, the award, and so when I heard So after finishing The Time Traveler’s Wife I realized that the next book on my shelf was Family /5. Drawing together diverse literary, critical and theoretical texts in which the palimpsest has appeared since its inauguration by Thomas De Quincey inPalimpsest: Literature, Criticism, Theory provides the first ever genealogy of this metaphor.

Sarah Dillon's original theorisation argues that the palimpsest has an involuted structure which illuminates and advances modern thought. While. Palimpsests: Literature in the Second Degree is an influential book by French literary theorist Gérard the years, the book's methodological proposals have been confirmed as effective operational definitions, and have been widely adopted in literary criticism terminology.

The book is also highly regarded for his wide and far-reaching conceptualization of parody. This is a collection of pages on pottery and ceramics in archaeology, principally of the Roman period (1st cent.

BC - 5th cent. AD) in Britain and western Europe. potsherd pot'-shurd (cheres): A piece of earthenware (Job ; Psalms ; Isaiah ). the Revised Version (British and American) renders the word in Proverbs"an earthen vessel," and in Job substitutes "sharp potsherds" for "sharp stones.".

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And He hath broken it As the breaking of the potters' bottle, Beaten down -- He doth not spare, Nor is there found, in its beating down, A potsherd to take fire from the.

This book, which is only mentioned briefly in Palimpsest, was turned into a full-length novel in Valente wrote The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making as a crowd-funded project; in Octobershe announced that it, as well as a sequel, had been picked up by Feiwel & Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers.

Potsherd - dictionary definition, verses and Bible references on the topic of Potsherd using King James Bible Dictionary online. Submission Guidelines Submission Guidelines READ IN FULL. WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING FICTION SUBMISSIONS IN WE WILL RESUME ACCEPTING POETRY AND NON-FICTION IN Open submissions will ONLY be accepted and read from January 1st to March 31st of each year.

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‘Artifacts discovered here included potsherds, some tuyeres, a clay smoking-pipe, oval-shaped pieces of chalk, shells of a variety of saltwater shellfish, and mammalian bones.’ ‘At Agadagbabou, an abandoned site, about sixty-seven percent of the potsherds recovered were undecorated.’.

It is a powerful book for personal praise and worship. The Personalized Psalms, which is a separate part of this study, will enable you to use each psalm as a personal prayer, praise, or petition to God. PURPOSE: The book of Psalms was known as the hymn book of Israel.

It is the prayer and praise book of the Bible. KEY VERSE: Psalm l See 'potsherds' instances in the King James Version (KJV). Book forms. Papyrus roll. In the 1st Christian cent., when the books of the NT were written, the accepted form for a literary work was a papyrus scroll. The papyrus plant was a tall reed that grew along the banks of the Nile River but almost nowhere else.

Palimpsests also tend to have visual manifestations. The city of Angkor in Cambodia, for instance is an archaeological palimpsest, the result of “the cumulative remains of multiple past processes [civilizations].” Archaeological palimpsests arise from the reusing and recycling of monuments over time due to changing ideologies.

Book of Jashar. This book is cited at Joshua13, which passage deals with the appeal of Joshua for the sun and the moon to stand still during his fight with the Amorites, and at 2 Samuelsetting forth a poem, called “The Bow,” a dirge over Saul and Jonathan.

It is thought, therefore, that the book was a collection of poems, songs, and other writings.About this Item: Bantam Books, New York, NY, U.S.A., Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. First Paperback Printing.

Brief summary of content available upon.At the start of his career, Mr. McGrail had taught in the West Boylston, Clinton and Marlborough, Mass., public school systems. A widely published poet, he was also the author of two books, Antiphon for the Feast of a Virgin Not a Martyr and Potsherds and Palimpsests.

A veteran, Mr. McGrail had served in the Army National Guard.