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Ode on a Grecian Urn - John Keats

July 6, 2014
"Ode on a Grecian Urn"by John KeatsThou still unravish'd bride of quietness, Thou foster-child of silence and slow time,Sylvan historian, who canst thus express ...
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The Underground Man - Part VII

July 5, 2014
But these are all golden dreams. Oh, tell me, who was it first announced, who was it first proclaimed, that man only does nasty things because he does not know his own interests; and that if he were enlightened, if...
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A Defense of Poetry - Percy Bysshe Shelly (Part VI)

July 5, 2014
The drama at Athens, or wheresoever else it may have approached to its perfection, ever coexisted with the moral and intellectual greatness of the age. The tragedies of the Athenian poets are as mirrors in which the spectator beholds himself...
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Where to find digital audio books

July 1, 2014
Audio books are great, and if you can store them all on a handheld device, that's even better. With digital audio books, there are no discs to store, stratch or switch out. Check out the following sources for...
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Audio and video: Promoting the art of literature to many

July 1, 2014
The literary world may seem silent and isolated to the majority, but it’s actually quite a complex web strongly connected to the arts, sciences, humanities, and technology. And it is definitely no stranger to the possibilities offered by...
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A Poet's Epitaph - William Wordsworth

June 29, 2014
Art thou a Statist in the vanOf public conflicts trained and bred?--First learn to love one living man;'Then' may'st thou think upon the dead.A Lawyer art thou?--draw not nigh!Go, carry to...
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Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

June 27, 2014
There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is goldAnd she's buying a stairway to heaven.When she gets there she knows, if the stores are all closedWith a word she can get what...
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Book Review: The Parliament of Poets

June 26, 2014
Title: The Parliament of PoetsAuthor: Frederick GlaysherIn the ancient tradition of epic poetry starting with the Babylonian tale of Gilgamesh, the Vedic tale of the Mahabharata, Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey, and to Virgil’s Aeneid...
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A Defense of Poetry - Percy Bysshe Shelly (Part V)

June 25, 2014
Homer and the cyclic poets were followed at a certain interval by the dramatic and lyrical poets of Athens, who flourished contemporaneously with all that is most perfect in the kindred expressions of the poetical faculty; architecture, painting, music, the...
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Top 5 books for young adults everyone should read

June 24, 2014
Young adult literature takes on a number of important social issues and educates readers of all ages through characters they can empathize with. Here are some must reads many adult readers may have passed by.1. ...
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