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Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes’s translation of Racine’s Phèdre will be staged at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in January and published that month. His translation of the complete Oresteia, of which the poem in this issue is the opening, will be staged by the National Theatre in England and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in June. His last book was Birthday Letters. He died on October 28. (December 1998)

Tricksters And Tarbabies

Literature Among the Primitives

by John Greenway

The Primitive Reader

edited by John Greenway

December 9, 1965 issue

The Genius of Isaac Bashevis Singer

Satan In Goray

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Family Moskat

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Magician of Lublin

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Slave

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Gimpel The Fool

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Spinoza of Market Street:

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Short Friday

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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April 22, 1965 issue

A Hero’s History

Heimskringla

by Snorri Sturluson, translated by Lee M. Hollander

The Prose Edda

by Snorri Sturluson, translated by Jean I. Young

Gods, Demons and Others

by R.K. Narayan

December 31, 1964 issue

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