History of Poetry
The history of the interaction between poetry and the visual arts is both long and broad, stretching not only far back into history, but also to all parts of the globe we inhabit. In almost every culture, poetry has...
The story and history behind the famous quotation: Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name. By Thomas Osbert Mordaunt...
Nursery rhymes are an evergreen delight for our children. They date back many centuries. There is so much speculation on their origins and history. These range from the sublime to the ridiculous.
The American Revolution inspired and was inspired by songs and poetry. This article looks at a period song and a poem about a Founding Father.
Confessional poetry--from its beginnings to now--with short profiles of seven poets: W. D. Snodgrass, Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Charles Bukowski, Sharon Olds, and Marie Howe.
An analysis of the poem, the Filling Station, by American poet laureate, Elizabeth Bishop.
The Greek tragedians who have survived appear to have been concerned with the subject of Justice, certainly a worthy subject for extended consideration. It is sometimes helpful in considering justice today, in our...
A history of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood of the mid-19th century and their presence in both the world of art and of poetry, as well as a discussion of the leading individuals of the movement.
A brief examination of the anonymous 9th century Irish Gallic Poem, "The Old Woman of Beare".
The wonderful juxtaposition of art and Haiku is called Haiga. I love the union of images and poetry. The magic of a beautiful poem set against the backdrop of beautiful art is a double joy for those who appreciate such...
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