Aphra Behn: The Disappointment

I just saw The Times Books (UK) describe Behn’s “The Disappointment” as “the ‘Cat Person’ of its day.” (What, you…

Best of 2017

So begins a December tradition ’round these parts: best books of poetry lists. This one from Entropy gets us rolling.…

Emily Wilson’s Homer

Wilson is the first woman to translate Homer into English. Here’s a first look at the beginning of her translation…

John Keats — Everywhere

Two hundred years ago today (on October 3, 1817), Keats visited Shakespeare’s place of birth. He signed the visitors’ ledger…