Voices and Visions
explores -- through interviews, archival footage, and readings -- the lives and works of some of America’s greatest poets. Newsweek called the series "the most ambitious, most expensive and most accomplished series of films ever made about American poetry." Elizabeth Bishop 1
l T.S. Eliot 1
l Robert Frost 1
l Wallace Stevens 1
l William Carlos Williams 1
l Ezra Pound 1
l Langston Hughes 1
l Marianne Moore 1
The Modernist Journals Project
collects literary arts journals from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including both issues
of Wyndham Lewis' Vorticist manifesto Blast
, the first ten years of Poetry
magazine (with Amy Lowell, T.S. Eliot, G.K. Chesterton and foreign correspondent Ezra Pound), topical essays
, the Virginia Woolf-inspired December 1910 Project
, the amazing proto
zine Le Petit Journal des Réfusées
and a searchable biographical database
and not so famous
artists and writers
How I Met And Dated Miss Emily Dickinson:
Have you ever wondered what a favourite writer really looked like? Is there any relationship between an artist's face and their art? Hemingway looks like his prose; Ezra Pound like his poetry; Picasso is a dead ringer for his paintings but, say, John Updike doesn't resemble his fiction; T.S.Eliot looks like a bank clerk and Matisse was nothing like his works. How superficial can you get? [Via Arts and Letters Daily.
"Exploring The Waste Land"
is one of those sites that defines for me what the Internet should
be. It utilizes the medium of the webpage to produce a result - an incredibly useful annotation of T. S. Eliot's masterpiece The Waste Land
- that wouldn't work well at all on the printed page. [more inside]
Not exactly T.S. Eliot...
April is indeed the cruelest month, so I went in search of something to honor the great master of English poetry.
But this is what I found instead.