The Puzzling Poetic Praxis Of J.H. Prynne Part II

In Shakespeare’s Life Story, Not All Is True. In Fact, Much Is Invented.

Hamnet, viewers learn in the film, was a promising young poet, eager to emulate his father ... inadvertently highlights perhaps the deepest puzzle in the mystery of his authorship, noted by readers ...

The celebrated poet who’s been erased from English literature

Reading a poem by L.E.L. meant entering a hall of mirrors in which ... It was the perfect vehicle for a writer who was herself a puzzling set of contradictions: while most people thought her short and ...

The brilliant weirdness of Morrowind's in-game books

One work stood out to me even then: The 36 Lessons of Vivec, composed by the hermaphrodite warrior-poet Vivec (aka Vehk), one of ... Many of the passages from Revelations puzzle its reader in a ...

L.E.L. by Lucasta Miller review — the scandalous life, and puzzling end, of ‘the female Byron’

Her name was Letitia Elizabeth Landon, and when news of her death reached England it caused a considerable stir. For she was a well-known poet, celebrated by some as the “female Byron”. The daughter ...

Here's Why Sansa Stark Getting The Iron Throne Will Be The Perfect Poetic Justice For 'GOT'

Okay, coming to how Sansa fits the bill and where she comes in the puzzle. Now she is a major character in the show and if the story line has not allowed her to kill any major person yet, that means ...

How The Sun is Also a Star adapted the YA novel’s sprawling love story

Daniel is a poet and romantic, who believes in fate ... and the universe is full of many little puzzle pieces. Movie adaptations can’t quite capture the same shifting perspectives as the books they ...

Culture Report: The Revenge of Poet and Playwright Dave Harris

The poem “My father’s hands” is explicitly nostalgic ... At the Mingei’s new Crafting Opportunity exhibition, I was obsessed with a small children’s puzzle toy by Ray and Charles Eames. Here’s a good ...

An old flag in the collective attic

This poem does not belong to him ... Because the prosody is doing its job in the new version, the reader does not have to puzzle over where to put the stress, or where the caesura might go, but can ...

Watch for the ‘poppy ladies’ to help support the veterans

The poppy was inspired by the poem in Flanders Fields written by WW I Col ... the Northville Auxiliary enables us to send goodie bags (snacks, juice boxes, candy, puzzle books, pens, and playing cards ...

Yevgeny Yevtushenko: A Day in the Life Of . . . : Russian Poet Races at a Hectic Pace in Southland to Satisfy the Obligations of Literary Fame

No Puzzle to Poet To Yevtushenko, the seeming paradox of his poems wasn't a puzzler at all. It was yet another example, he said, of an old theme of his--don't pigeonhole the poet. The 52-year-old ...