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Molière's Tartuffe & Northrop Frye

Elmire, Tartuffe, by Tammy Grimes, 1977; costume by Zack Brown

This post is based on an article originally posted on 7 January 2012. In its earlier version, it had to do with Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye’s… 1,395 more words


Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye: Apocalypse and Alchemy, by B.W. Powe: Review

One of the striking features of B.W. Powe’s 1981 A Climate Charged: Essays on Canadian Writers — signalling the arrival of a distinctive voice in Canadian criticism — was that author’s facility in combining erudite argument with the evocation of personality. 1,013 more words


A Short History (Reflections on Arden in its 13th Year)

The idea of Arden occurred in the fall of 1998.  The original vision was very simple, a journal of creative writings and visual art. I asked around and the learned of… 372 more words


Eternity's Sunrise: Blake and Buddhism

by Sam Buntz

The British poet-engraver, William Blake, is often a favorite of Americans with an interest in Buddhism.  Poets with Buddhist affinities, like T.S. Eliot and W.S. 2,318 more words

Writing Quote of the Day (9)

“The poet’s job is not to tell you what happened, but what happens: not what did take place, but the kind of thing that always does take place. 6 more words

The Bard

I’m tired of this tired debate.  It really comes down to this, it does not matter whether an actual person named William Shakespeare wrote the plays, & sonnets that we attribute  to ‘Shakespeare’.   105 more words