The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had (2016)
Lines from “The Skaters,” from Rivers and Mountains by John Ashbery. Copyright © 1962 by John Ashbery. Reprinted by permission of Georges Borchardt, Inc. and Carcanat Press Ltd. on behalf of the author.
From Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A New Verse Translation, translated by Marie Boroff. Copyright © 1967 by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. Used by permission of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Excerpt from Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot, copyright © 1935 by Harcourt, Inc. and renewed 1963 by T. S. Eliot, reprinted by permission of the publisher.
From Beowulf, translated by Seamus Heaney. Copyright © 2000 by Seamus Heaney. Used by permission of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Jane Kenyon, excerpt from “Let Evening Come” from Collected Poems. Copyright © 2005 by The Estate of Jane Kenyon. Reprinted with the permission of The Permissions Company, Inc. on behalf of Graywolf Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, www.graywolfpress.org.
Lines from “From a Survivor.” Copryight © 2002 by Adrienne Rich. Copyright © 1973 by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, from The Fact of a Doorframe: Selected Poems 1950–2001 by Adrienne Rich. Used by permission of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
From Leslie Scalapino, “As: All Occurrence Is Structure, Unseen—(Deer Night).” Rprinted by permission of Litmus Press.
Excerpt from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard, copyright © 1967, by Grove Press. Used by permission of the publisher.
Excerpt from Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, copyright © 1997 by Grove Press. Used by permission of the publisher.