Buried in the rich symbolism of Lord of the Flies, Tania Runyan finds a poem for the conch.
Taking a Scottish Road Trip with Jorge Luis Borges
What was supposed to be an “author-sitting” stint turned into a Scotland road trip for a young grad student and Jorge Luis Borges.
“The House of Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne – Still a Fascinating Story
“The House of Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne is more Gothic romance than ghost tale; whatever the genre, it remains a fascinating story.
Rediscovering “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens
“Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens is one of his best and most beloved novels, one he initially described as “fine, new, and grotesque.”
What Made 1922 a Literary Watershed Year?
In 1922, everything changed in literature, as James Joyce’s “Ulysses” and T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” brought modernism to fiction and poetry.
Literary Tour: Faulkner House Books, New Orleans
Faulkner House Books is a literary landmark in New Orleans – the place where William Faulkner wrote stories, poems and the novel “Soldier’s Pay.”
Poetry: The Teachers Who Teach Us
The teachers we have in middle school and high school can have a profound influence on how we understand and appreciate poetry throughout our lives.
This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks
The question of art, children’s poetry, and the scientific uses of poetry–It’s all in this week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks!