First published in two books in 1549, and enlarged to three in 1552, Dedekind's elegiac poem concerns a certain St. Grobian, a personage first envisioned half a century before by Sebastian Brant as a the patron saint of coarse manners. In Dedekind's satiric masterpiece, St. Grobian teaches students.....
Good, Bad, and the Ugly
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Chapbook report of the trial and sentencing of one Jacintho Yorc for the "tyrannical" murder of his young wife, Luciana Kin, in Transylvania in July of 1765. Much of the reportage centers around the sensationally grisly torture and execution of Yorc, who was burned with red-hot irons, his.....