I am not carried away by music, like certain young poets. I grant love to the word (!) and not to the sound.
Charlotte Brontë met Ellen Nussey while attending the Roe Head school in Dewbury, Yorkshire, in 1833. The Reverend Brontë, believing…
Nikolai Gogol emerged on the Russian literary scene in 1831 with the publication of Evenings on a Farm Near…
I am convinced that the most raging material appetites express themselves unwittingly in outbursts of idealism, just as the most obscene carnal expressions are engendered by pure desire for the impossible, ethereal aspiration toward supreme bliss.
It is our business & yours to create an issue; and if you consider your feelings or ours in the matter you are simply unfit for public life and will be crushed like a trodden daisy.
In this letter Frederico García Lorca addresses Jorge Guillén, fellow poet and member of the Generation of ’27. “Solitude,” excerpted…
1. When you are coming.
2. How much you are willing to pay (per week) for board and lodging.
3. Whether you wish lodgings, or as I strongly advise, two bedrooms and a sitting room in a hotel.
…and the Negro question, I am convinced, will become a more and more prominent subject of discussion until there is a radical departure at the South in the right direction.