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Week 34 UK Chapbook Chart 2016

Holy Ocean Blue by Tyler Rebik is the new Number 1 on the UK Chapbook Chart. “A first-time chapbook that reveals the author’s deep love for one of the most beautiful and unforgiving bodies on Earth”. 173 more words

Week 33 UK Chapbook Chart 2016

A second week at Number 1 for Hard Rain by Tony Hoagland in the UK Chapbook Chart. New entries this week include Holy Ocean Blue by Tyler Rebik at No.2 and a re-entry for Ezra Pound & the de Rachewiltz Family by Mary De Rachewiltz at No.4.   121 more words

Week 32 UK Chapbook Chart 2016

Hard Rain by Tony Hoagland once again hits the top spot in the UK Chapbook Chart. Band-Aid Warriors Through The Mists Of Time by Christopher Josephs is our only new entry at No.10.  115 more words

"Some of us are looking at the stars."

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars – Oscar Wilde

There’s no getting away from the fact that Glasgow has a reputation.

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Oscar Wilde and Masking

Masking and disguise in Oscar Wilde’s plays ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ and ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’. What might these masks and disguises tell us about Victorian Society?    1,944 more words

19th Century

Let Me Pamper You

Dim, warm lights softly glaze over our flesh as we enter
into the polished, orchid-scented room of porcelain and gold.
The music, flowing like a bubbling brook, seeps into… 153 more words

Deep, Personal Stuff

River of sawdust: A polluted Ottawa river offended even Oscar Wilde in the 19th century

When the renowned Irish poet and essayist Oscar Wilde gave a public lecture in Ottawa in May 1882, about a decade before his rise to further heights of fame as a novelist and playwright, the controversial aesthete diverted from his prepared remarks on the decorative arts to denounce the sorry state of the sawdust-choked Ottawa River. 1,110 more words

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