Black-Eyed Susan &  Sweet William/1 (John Gay)

John Gay, English poet and dramatist, was born on 30 June 1685.He owes his fame mainly to “The Beggar’s Opera”, a ballad opera with music arranged by Johann Christoph Pepusch, performed for the first time in London in 1728. It was produced by John Rich, an important theatre director and it was so successful that… Read More Black-Eyed Susan &  Sweet William/1 (John Gay)

Acrostico 🔤

🅁 🄴 🄻 🄸 🅃 🅃 🄾 Vorrei proporre un acrostico che rifacendosi alla poesia di Adrienne Rich gioca con la parola Relitto: Riaffioro lentamente,Emergendo dallaLiquida distesaIn cui mi ero immersa perTentar di trovarTesori sommersi,Orgogliosa della mia conchiglia bianca. Se volete partecipare, aggiungete i vostri testi nei commenti: saranno riportati qui⤵️ Biagina D. – parole… Read More Acrostico 🔤

George Orwell: What’s in a Name?

George Orwell, pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair, was born on 25 June 1903 in Motihari, Bengal (now Bihar), British India English novelist, essayist, and critic, his work is characterised by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, and strong opposition to totalitarianism. His most famous novels are “Animal Farm” a satire which allegorically depicts Stalin’s betrayal of… Read More George Orwell: What’s in a Name?

Serenity Prayer

Reinhold Niebuhr (born on 21 June 1892) was an American theologian famous for his studies on the possibility of relating the Christian faith to the realities of modern politics and diplomacy. In his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King Jr., who claimed he had been more influenced by Niebuhr’s social and ethical ideals than… Read More Serenity Prayer