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Five Great Paintings of Books by William Blake

William Blake was born on this day in 1757. To mark the occasion, we’ve put together five of his greatest paintings related to books – whether because they accompanied Blake’s prophetic books or other literary work (such as his poems) or because they actually feature books in a more literal sense. 726 more words


What´s with the Thanksgiving fuzz?

What was that all about? First you have the president of the U.S putting on a Turkey on a table and pardon it. Come on, you´re going to eat your turkey later on, and why would that turkey want to be pardoned, maybe she wants to be eaten. 247 more words

English Literature

Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans

Crooked Heart tells the tale of Noel Bostock, twice abandoned and then evacuated in the mass exodus from London of September 1939, he finds himself billeted with Vera Sedge and her hapless son , Donald, in St Albans. 473 more words

Book Review

flamboyant (poem)

Fancy words they say is not my thing
but i found this to be mean.

So I´m going to dazzle you
with not the word mew. 65 more words

English Literature

Call for Papers: Fifty years of Sexism- What Next? Durham, UK.

The Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities at Durham University is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the coining of the term “sexism”, and to ask how far we have come since this often controversial and inflammatory term became a way to refer to gender inequality. 381 more words

Call For Papers

10 Great Quotations from Samuel Johnson

The great Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), also known as Dr Johnson, has often been praised for his wit and wisdom (and outspokenness) on all manner of subjects. 313 more words