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Why Peter Leithart is Smarter than You

Posted by Remy on October 5, 2009

The following is a list of literary and pop references from Deep Exegesis.

Poets:

Czeslaw Milosz
Clive James
George Herbert
John Donne
Andrew Marvell
W.B. Yeats
T.S. Eliot
William Shakespeare
Samuel Coleridge
John Ciardi
Dylan Thomas
Samuel Beckett
Ovid
Virgil
Homer
Seamus Heaney
Piercy Shelley
Dante Aligheri
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Aeschylus
Robert Penn Warren
Edmund Spenser
Henry Beard
William Blake
Sophocles

Writers:
Umberto Eco
Jane Austin
Ian McEwan
Cormac McCarthy
Philip Roth
E.M. Forster
Gustave Flaubert
Herman Melville
James Joyce
Thomas Pynchon
Grimm Bros.
Jorge Luis Borges
Richard Adams
Kenneth Grahames
Tom Clancy
Daniel Defoe
Raymond Russel
Tom Stoppard
G.K. Chesterton
Aristotle

Works Mentioned:
Enuma Elish
Epic of Gilgamesh
Canterbury Tales
Beowulf
Mother Goose
Three Little Pigs

Musicians:
Sony and Cher
J.S. Bach
Ludwig von Beethoven
Wolfgang Mozart

Cinema:
Harrison Ford
Coen Bros.
Heath Ledger
Shrek
Beauty and the Beast
Matrix
Lion King
Cast Away
Groundhog Day
Shakespeare in Love
Bill Murray
Joseph Fiennes
Gwyneth Paltrow

2 Responses to “Why Peter Leithart is Smarter than You”

  1. I see here that he mentions “Shakespeare in Love” which is an R rated movie and features “nudity.” I’m offended and will not be purchasing this lewd book.

  2. Remy said

    Prolly for the best b/c the some of the language within the book is not suitable for blogposts.

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