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Shakespeare Resources

Shakespeare Resources

Shakespeare Resources Why do William Shakespeare’s plays still touch us today? This Renaissance playwright, poet, and actor had a unique way with words and a timeless grasp of human nature.  His works are considered...

Literary Friendships in Images

Literary Friendships in Images

It’s fascinating to see how different writers interacted with each other. Enjoy these great photos! Here below are T. S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, George Bernard Shaw, Hilaire Belloc, and G. K. Chesterton.    

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf Resources

Virginia Woolf Resources Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was a Modernist writer who used the stream-of-consciousness technique, as seen in her novel To the Lighthouse. Here are a selection of resources you may find helpful in...

Fable for Critics Poe to Lowell

Fable for Critics Poe to Lowell

A Fable for Critics [Poe to Lowell] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: Edgar Allan Poe: a writer famous...

Fable for Critics Whittier to Cooper

Fable for Critics Whittier to Cooper

A Fable for Critics [Whittier to Cooper] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: John Greenleaf Whittier: learn more about...

Fable for Critics Emerson to Bryant

Fable for Critics Emerson to Bryant

A Fable for Critics [Emerson to Bryant] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: Ralph Waldo Emerson (learn more about...

A Fable for Critics by James Russell Lowell

A Fable for Critics by James Russell Lowell

A FABLE FOR CRITICS by James Russell Lowell James Russell Lowell’s “A Fable for Critics” is a funny introduction to many of the nineteenth-century poets and writers. Since the entire poem is very long,...

John Greenleaf Whitter 80th Birthday Poem by Holmes

John Greenleaf Whitter 80th Birthday Poem by Holmes

TO JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER ON HIS EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY 1887 by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr FRIEND, whom thy fourscore winters leave more dear Than when life’s roseate summer on thy cheek Burned in the flush...

On the Death of Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë

On the Death of Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë

On the Death of Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë                   There’s little joy in life for me, And little terror in the grave; I’ve lived the...

On Mr. Milton’s Paradise Lost by Andrew Marvell

On Mr. Milton’s Paradise Lost by Andrew Marvell

Marvell on Milton Andrew Marvell composed this poem in honor of John Milton’s Paradise Lost, and it became a poetic preface to the 1674 edition of the poem. On Mr. Milton’s Paradise Lost by...