I apologize for posting across social media, but some people follow me only on this blog. I an honored to have three poems in David L. O’Nan’s massive (over 300 pages) anthology, Poets of 2020. There are so many wonderful poets in this volume–many well-known names! The book is available in several formats. Here’s the […]Poems in Fevers of the Mind Poets of 2020 — Yesterday and today: Merril’s historical musings
Category: English Literature
Of Poetry and Fire (Analysis #1: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot). — Lucy’s Works (Reblog)
“And in short, I was afraid.” T.S. Eliot reveals it all here. We can go home now.Of Poetry and Fire (Analysis #1: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot). — Lucy’s Works
Oh, no you won’t: A quick history of the British panto — Notes from the U.K. (Reblog)
Nothing except the curry is as British as the panto. I’ve made that claim about a lot of things, and it’s true of every last one of them. And I didn’t even make up the comparison, so lots of people have made the claim about lots of things. Nothing is as unoriginal as comparing an […]Oh, no you won’t: A quick history of the British panto — Notes from the U.K.
*Reblogged by Francis Barker 2020 — Creator: blogger, writer, poet, artist, astrologer
Nevermoor: A Contemporary Book I Think Should Become a Classic (Classic Remarks) — Pages Unbound | Book Reviews & Discussions (Reblog)
WHAT IS CLASSIC REMARKS? Classic Remarks is a meme hosted here at Pages Unbound that poses questions each Friday about classic literature and asks participants to engage in ongoing discussions surrounding not only themes in the novels but also questions about canon formation, the “timelessness” of literature, and modes of interpretation. HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE? Leave […]Nevermoor: A Contemporary Book I Think Should Become a Classic (Classic Remarks) — Pages Unbound | Book Reviews & Discussions
*Reblogged by Francis Barker, blogger, writer, artist, astrologer.
Was Shakespeare Bisexual? — Ripe Good Scholar (Reblog)
The other day I stumbled across an article with the headline “William Shakespeare was undeniably bisexual, researchers claim.” I immediately rolled my eyes at the word “undeniably.” Shakespeare was not undeniably anything. Due to limited records (which is perfectly normal for the period), doubt can be cast on almost every aspect of his existence. Basic […]Was Shakespeare Bisexual? — Ripe Good Scholar
We may never know the full truth about Shakespeare but the works written under his name are some of the best in the English language.