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Sylvia Plath

Leaving Early

Lady, your room is lousy with flowers.
When you kick me out, that’s what I’ll remember,
Me, sitting here bored as a loepard… 289 more words


Jack Spicer

This ocean, humiliating in its disguises
Tougher than anything.
No one listens to poetry. The ocean
Does not mean to be listened to. A drop… 57 more words


The Early Romantics - The Fireside Poets

Until the third decade of the 19th century, America had little literature to call its own. Fireside poets represented a “coming of age” for the young country, as a first generation of poets took their name from the popularity of their works which were widely read as family entertainment (and in the schoolroom). 392 more words


American Romanticism

The “Romantic Period” refers to literary and cultural movements in England, Europe, and America roughly from 1770 to 1860.  Romantic writers (and artists) saw themselves as revolting against the “Age of Reason” (1700-1770) and its values.  693 more words


The Past in Attica Locke's "Black Water Rising"

Note: Image above is of Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, LA.

I finally had the opportunity to read Attica Locke’s debut novel Black Water Rising (2009), and in many ways it begins some of the same topics she covers in her second novel The Cutting Season (2012). 1,060 more words

African American Literature

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Ντεμπούτο της Denfeld στον ϰόσμο του μυϑιστοϱήματος, το έϱɣο αυτό τιμήϑηϰε με το ϐϱαϐείο ϰαλύτεϱου ƶένου μυϑιστοϱήματος στη Γαλλία (2014). 34 more words