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‘Mine is thy daughter, priest, and shall remain;
And prayers, and tears, and bribes, shall plead in vain;
Till time shall rifle every youthful grace,
And age dismiss her from my cold embrace,
In daily labours of the loom employ’d,
Or doom’d to deck the bed she once enjoy’d
Hence then; to Argos shall the maid retire,
Far from her native soil and weeping sire.’
The list goes on, and on, and on.
Often, its crisp language brings the brutality of Homer’s world into focus, revealing the horror and warlordism that other translations risk airbrushing with ornateness. The epitome of that horror and warlordism is the book’s vilest mortal, King Agamemnon. In the first chapter, when a Trojan priest named Chryses petitions him to return his captive daughter Chryseis, Agamemnon snaps back:
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Inman was 14 years old and living in Bronxville, New York with his family when his older brother introduced him to jazz on the radio. With easy access by subway from his home to a hotbed of jazz in Manhattan, Bob Inman and his high school “swing pals” lived for Saturdays and weekly trips into the city to browse the record shops, hang out at stage doors collecting autographs and cadging free tickets for live radio broadcasts.
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This week on Riverwalk Jazz we time-travel back to 1930s' Manhattan to hear what the Swing Era was like from the perspective of a young fan, thanks to the teenage diaries of Bob Inman, collected in his Swing Era Scrapbook published by Scarecrow Press. Special guest San Francisco actor Darren Bridgett joins us with excerpts from Bob Inman's diaries.
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Some of the most popular radio programs were music shows, broadcast live with studio audiences. There was Let's Dance, Saturday Night Swing Club and The Camel Caravan.