Category: Creative Pursuits

Doubleday Book Club Mailing Address

Doubleday is an American publishing company. It was founded as the Doubleday & McClure Company in 1897 and was the largest in the United States by 1947. It published the work of mostly U.S. authors under a number of imprints and distributed them through its own stores. Contact; Introduction to Bookspan. Let your next book […]

3 Furies In Greek Mythology

In Russian this is lowercase noun, in English it’s the upper case name Megaera, one of the three Furies of Greek mythology. I first noticed this word in regard to a certain presidential candidate:. The Erinyes were "the Angry Ones" known in Greek and Roman mythology as the. This painting depicts the three Furies taking […]

Daevid Allen Poet For Sale

Allen’s yearning "Poet for Sale" follows. "I Am a Freud" provides a highlight, thanks to its zany lyrics ("I am a Freud/I am not Jung anymore"). After some more Divided Alien Playbax material, we are treated to one of Allen’s Gilbert & Sullivan pastiches/collages (he. Tyba English Literature Notes Gregory Currie, a professor of philosophy […]

The Reed Of God Poem

In the following example, translated by Nicholson, the reed symbolizes the human soul, which laments its separation from its origin (God), represented by the. While Gemini rapped, “Does God forgive? It ain’t hard to ask,” “B” commented that “your hungry God was eating me alive” in a poem about reluctantly attending church as a child. […]

There Will Come Soft Rains Poem

“There Will Come Soft Rains” first appeared in Harper’s Monthly Magazine in July 1918—less than two months after the passage of the Sedition Act. Meant to strengthen the provisions of the already-repressive Espionage Act, the Sedition Act of May 16, 1918 was designed to quash American opposition to the war, outlawing “virtually all. "There Will […]