Surprisingly, “Oliver Twist” by Charles Dickens isn’t one of his best works, but it contains elements of the genius for which he’d become famous.
Forward Prize winner Vahni Capildeo and her “Measures of Expatriation” challenge our notions of what a poetry collection is and can be.
Tweetspeak Poetry is collaborating with Britain’s Forward Arts Foundation to help celebrate National Poetry Day UK on Oct. 6.
Two books on William Blake, “Eternity’s Sunrise” by Leo Damrosch and “Blake: A Biography” by Peter Ackroyd, provide an in-depth look at the artist and poet.
A close look at the poet and artist William Blake provides some surprising facts about a man largely unknown in his own lifetime.
Poetry formed the bookends of the professional life of Samuel Johnson, the great lexicographer.
A tour of the Samuel Johnson House allows a view into the man who wrote “The Dictionary of the English Language” and helped save Shakespeare from oblivion.