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 🌺

Marianne Moore: “Poetry”(1)

Marianne Moore, born on 15 November 1887, was an American modernist poet, whose work distilled moral and intellectual insights. Her language was always extraordinarily condensed and precise and often incorporated quotes from other sources into the text. Her first published poem, entitled “Poetry”, was printed in the periodical “Others” in 1919. From that point on,… Read More Marianne Moore: “Poetry”(1)

Clare, il poeta che credeva di essere Shakespeare e Byron

  John Clare (13 luglio 1793 –1864) è un autore inglese che, dopo un periodo di relativa oscurità, ora è considerato da alcuni critici come un grande poeta contadino. I suoi genitori erano quasi analfabeti, il padre era un ex lottatore che lavorava come trebbiatore nei campi, e i suoi studi furono alquanto irregolari, poiché… Read More Clare, il poeta che credeva di essere Shakespeare e Byron