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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

A Defense of Poetry - Percy Bysshe Shelly (Part IV)

June 21, 2014
Poetry is ever accompanied with pleasure: all spirits on which it falls open themselves to receive the wisdom which is mingled with its delight. In the infancy of the world, neither poets themselves nor their auditors are fully aware of...

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock - T. S. Eliot

June 21, 2014
S’io credesse che mia risposta fosseA persona che mai tornasse al mondo,Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse.Ma percioche giammai di questo fondoNon torno vivo alcun, s’i’odo il vero,Senza tema d&rsquo...

Up out of the lampshade: The novel and the short story

June 21, 2014
Literature is considered a genre expressed conceptually, with joys immense and having great depth. The reading of literary fiction, such as novels and short stories, conveys to you the world of others and the lives they live.For decades, the...

Where to find audio books on CD

June 17, 2014
Audio books are a valuable supplement to the reading aloud you already do in your homeschool. Wondering how to build your audio book collection? Browse the following sources to find new and used audio books on CD, often at...


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