Posts Tagged: Genesis

The Rumpus Interview with Connie Wanek

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Connie Wanek discusses her latest book, Rival Gardens: New and Selected Poems, the challenge of looking back at older poems, and what prioritizing writing looks like.

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Five Stages of Prince Fandom

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You don’t need to know him personally, you say. You get the best of Prince through his music. Maybe that’s the truth, and maybe it isn’t.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Steve Stern

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The Rumpus Book Club chats with Steve Stern about his new novel The Pinch, about what it means for Jews to be “people of the book,” and how fiction and history can be entwined in entertaining and challenging ways.

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What Dedication Looks Like

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Remember when R. Crumb blew our minds and our concept of dedication with his thorough illustration of the Bible? That project sounded physically and emotionally exhausting. Still, he must have started a trend because artist, Matt Kish, is creating an image for every page of the epic novel, Moby Dick. That is true dedication and […]

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Maud Newton on Eve

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“God excoriated Eve more roundly and punished her more severely than He did Adam not because she was more wicked, but because she represented an actual threat. Seeking knowledge, she chose to eat the fruit, whereas Adam ate passively and only because she handed the fruit to him and had tried it first. Adam would never of […]

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R. Crumb’s Version of Genesis

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Comic book genius R. Crumb has a new book coming out. This is very exciting for me. What’s even more exciting is that said book is his own personal version of Genesis. Not the band. The first book of the Bible. Yes. It will be very interesting to see what one of the biggest figureheads […]

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