Quantcast

Latest Völsung cycle Stories

2013-10-11 23:03:50

Author of eleven poetry collections and two novels, Edda Tassi has been writing poetry since age eight. Her newest books “Stella Errans” and “Ophelia Gig’s Tale” are currently found in six of the most visited online electronic book stores including Amazon.com, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, COPIA and Kobo. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Edda is the daughter of the great tradition of the Latin Fathers and Dante Alighieri. Edda has received a degree in literature and...

2006-08-25 10:42:07

By Julie Mollins TORONTO (Reuters) - Filmmaker Atom Egoyan, renowned for award-winning movies that explore the dark sides of human behavior, is taking a turn at helming a grand opera with similar brooding features. Egoyan, 46, the Egyptian-born son of Armenian parents who migrated to Canada, has examined incest, the horrors of war and the mysteries of fate in such deeply psychological films as "Exotica," "The Sweet Hereafter," "Felicia's Journey" and "Ararat." He will revisit some...

2006-08-25 10:39:44

By Julie Mollins TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, renowned for award-winning movies that explore the dark sides of human behavior, is taking a turn at helming a grand opera with similar brooding features. Egoyan, 46, the Egyptian-born son of Armenian parents who migrated to Canada, has examined incest, the horrors of war and the mysteries of fate in such deeply psychological films as "Exotica," "The Sweet Hereafter," "Felicia's Journey" and "Ararat." He will...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related