REVEALING ANTIQUITY
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Unruly Eloquence

Lucian and the Comedy of Traditions

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Publication Date: 07/01/1989

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Bracht Branham expounds with sophistication and subtlety the essential ingredients of Lucian’s satirical humor. He makes frequent reference to its importance for comic theory and literary history.

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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane