There are at least a few folks following who share an interest in mid-to-late 19th Century American lit/its influence on early 20th Century lit, so I thought I’d share a link. For those who might like to explore other free course offerings, here’s the university’s course page. “This is what you shall do: Love the earth … Continue reading Whitman’s Civil War: Writing and Imaging Loss, Death, and Disaster
Tag: favorite poets
Ancestress: the burning witch, her mouth covered by leather to strangle words. Margaret Atwood, from “Spelling” (via theclassicsreader)
Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst … Continue reading
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