7
Aug

Anne Brontë Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 7 de August de 2014 a las 01:45 pm

Most people who know anything about English literature will have heard of the Brontë sisters.  Charlotte, Emily and Anne all wrote novels and poetry and their combined output is safely ensconced amongst the classics of literature, having been read for pleasure or studied as set books by readers and students the world over.  Their former […]

6
Aug

Harold Hart Crane Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 6 de August de 2014 a las 05:57 am

Here is a troubled individual who struggled right through his short life to find himself.  The fact that he put so much time and effort into his one great epic piece of work (The Bridge) suggests that he thought that this would be the answer.  It failed though and, because of that, he found himself […]

6
Aug

Thomas Hood Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 6 de August de 2014 a las 05:54 am

Thomas Hood was a British poet, journalist and humorist and his often irreverent, satirical style of writing almost seems out of place for the time in which he lived.   If you can imagine transporting the 20th Century writers of Private Eye or Punch back to the early 19th century then you would get some idea […]

5
Aug

Wisława Szymborska Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 5 de August de 2014 a las 09:23 am

The 20th century was not an easy time to be a writer in Central and Eastern Europe and Wisława Szymborska struggled along with many of her Polish compatriots.  Yet, somehow, she survived the worst of times and survived to a ripe old age, seeing her country transformed and gradually brought out of the pit that […]

5
Aug

Adrian Henri Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 5 de August de 2014 a las 09:20 am

Although well known as an English poet, who burst onto the popular scene around the 1960s and 1970s, Adrian Henri was also an artist whose work was exhibited at galleries both during his lifetime and after his death.  He was fortunate to study art at Kings College, Newcastle under such noted tutors as Lawrence Gowring, […]