We are beginning our journey into “Idylls of the King” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson with the first section: “The Coming of Arthur.”
Background information on “Idylls of the King” before we take a dive, piece-by-piece, over the next week.
We are continuing our dive into realism this week by showing what other kinds of works Realism writers were doing outside of overt description. Enjoy!
We looked at “Oread” by H.D. on a previous post, and I really like that poem for a […]
In the same way I wonder about how people could possibly burn books or ban them (and it doesn’t matter how progressive you think the modern era is—there are always people), how is it that we can take artists and writers to task for what they write or for the thought crimes they allegedly commit?
I took yesterday off from blogging because it’s okay to take a break from writing every once in a while (I’m really just trying to write everyday–the struggle is real), but I thought it would be cool to share this video of Allen Ginsberg reading “Howl” in advance of tomorrow’s post (you’ll understand more after I post it).
The weekend is upon us and I feel like walking along the shore and dipping my toes into the lake while trying to appear writerly. In reality, I’ll probably end up cooking hot dogs for my family and watching a terrible 80s-horror movie (but it’s okay to have romantic visions of ourselves).
Not much of a post today, but I wanted to share a solid documentary about a writer that I am going to spotlight soon: Edgar Allen Poe.
Another writer in the long history of interesting literature stories, Phillis Wheatley was a dynamite poet and author who lived a somewhat tragic life in the American colonies.
A poem about escapism, beauty, nostalgia, and reality by W. B. Yeats.