In our age when technology is gaining control over life,

when material- well being is considered the most

important goal, when the influence of religions have been

weakened everywhere in the world, a special

responsibility lies upon the writer.”

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

“If a nation’s literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.”

Ezra Pound

Published by alan

As a retired lecturer in English Literature with the Open University I continue to run reading groups on our literary heritage. This blog seeks to interest readers in enjoying and thinking about a wide range of classic novels, plays and poems

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