Looking At The Word “Romantic”(1)

You all know the word “romantic” and it arouses all kinds of expectations. It is that…

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Making The Novel Romantic

From Charlotte Bronte responding to G. H. Lewes (respected Victorian critic to become George Eliot’s partner)…

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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

The great medieval English poem was discussed on Melvyn Bragg’s “In Our Time” with guests, including…

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Catherine Of “Wuthering Heights”

“I cannot express it; but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or…

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Spirit Of Place

On the morning of a fine June day, my first bonny nursling, and the last of…

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Introducing Wuthering Heights

What kind of novel is Wuthering Heights? I ask because the novel blends so many different…

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Resurrection Poems And Stories For Lockdown

I began this blogging web site, discussing novels, poems, stories etc., as a way or doing…

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Resurrection

MARINA Quis hic locus,quae regio,quaemundi plaga What seas what shores what grey rocks and what islands…

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The Journey To Emmaus

St Luke 24. 13-35( KJV 1611) And, behold, two of them went that same day to…

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Good Friday

"The wounded surgeon plies the steel That questions the distempered part; Beneath the bleeding hands we…

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