At Parting

Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic, who was born on 5 April 1837.He was famous for his innovative versification, and a central figure in the spread of ideas associated with Pre-Raphaelitism, Aestheticism, and the Symbolist.Swinburne was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1903 to 1907 and… Read More At Parting

Easter Wings

George Herbert was an English poet and orator, born on 3 April 1593. He spent the last years of his life as an Anglican priest in a small country church in England. He died of consumption at the age of thirty-nine. “Easter Wings” is perhaps his most beloved poem. It is famous for the layout… Read More Easter Wings

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Ronald Stuart Thomas, who published as R. S. Thomas, was born on 29 March 1913 and died in 2000He was a Welsh poet and Anglican priest who was noted for his nationalism and spirituality: he wrote about the people of his country , the values of the common man, focusing on the difficulties of rural… Read More Here

March 🌺

William Morris, born on 24 March 1834, was an English designer, poet, and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. His long poem “The Earthly Paradise” consists of a series of narrative poems that follow the plan of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. It is made up of twenty-four stories, two per month,… Read More March 🌺

L’elettricità (4): Mary Shelley e Frankenstein

👉 L’elettricità (1): Volta e la pila👉 L’elettricità (2): Galvani e la rana👉 L’elettricità (3): Aldini e i cadaveri Gli esperimenti di Aldini con i cadaveri, condotti in pubblico e con grande senso dello spettacolo, attrassero notevole attenzione. Ai corpi venivano applicati più terminali elettrificati: il passaggio della corrente pareva ridestarli causando convulsioni e contrazioni… Read More L’elettricità (4): Mary Shelley e Frankenstein