Alexander Pope was most successful as a translator of Homer, but his reputation stems from his genius as a satirist, mostly. He was also among the finest epistolary poets in English.
Did you know that none of Edward Taylor’s poetry was published until 1939?
Even after well-nigh 400 years, Vaughan retains this peculiar power to astonish.
Fiction and the imagination – what an interesting duo. Dangerous, too, but nowhere near as bad as movies.
Herbert’s Pulley is a charmingly original explanation of why we are so restless.