Today we look at how the world around L. Frank Baum helped him create an endearing book in children’s literature.
It’s time to pull those old collection of poems from the bookshelf and your old poems from the drawer, because it’s April and that means it’s Poetry month!
Some classic books are entering the public domain. Join me today to take a look!
George Bernard Shaw is definitely a fascinating character and produced some fine work, so let’s take a brief look at the man’s life and career!
“I’m bit of a romantic,” you’ve probably heard somebody say before in movies or cheesy television dramas. Every time I hear it, I immediately think of beautiful poetry and an era dominated by escapism and spirituality—a sort of new frontier of intellectual gravitas.
I love me some Jonathan Swift, so the last few posts have been focused on his life and writings, and this one is no different, as we are going to be looking at the four-part prose piece Gulliver’s Travels.
Maya Angelou is an extremely well known and successful writer (even if critics slam her poetry for being “samey”), and she has also contributed a huge amount to literary history with her engaging, heart-wrenching stories and verse about the black experience.
I think the first thing that is synonymous with these revolutionary baby boomers is that they grew up during the romantic view of suburbia in America post-WWII.
Zeus, The Headless Horseman, Paul Bunyan, and Bigfoot all have some commonalities among them–clearly there are supernatural and […]
While Fielding’s work wasn’t solely responsible for the Theatrical Licensing Act of 1737, it was plays like this that caused the upper crust of the political pizza to curse, frown, and feel dejected at being made fun of by artists. After all, being in politics doesn’t mean you have thick skin.