What is a poet?
Is he not that which wakens melody in the silent chords of the human heart?
A light which arrays in splendor things and thoughts which else were dim in the shadow of their own significance. 350 more words
This is the first of three very interesting articles by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg on an important source of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein–the collection of ghost stories in Fantasmagoriana (1812).
Exciting news! Publishers Weekly gave Romantic Outlaws a starred review. Here’s the best quote:
“ lucid prose and multifaceted appraisal of Wollstonecraft, Shelley, and their times make warm-blooded and fully fleshed-out people of writers who exist for readers today only as the literary works they left behind.” 37 more words