Read 19 Short Stories From Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Alice Munro Free Online. Great variety/easy to connect with larger works. Calling her a “master of the contemporary short story,” the Swedish Academy awarded 82-year-old Alice Munro the Nobel Prize in Literature today. It is well-deserved, and hard-earned (and comes not long after she announced her retirement from fiction). After 14 story collections, Munro has reached at least a couple generations of writers with her psychologically subtle stories about ordinary men and women in Huron County, Ontario, her birthplace and home. Only the 13th woman writer to win the Nobel, Munro has previously won the Man Booker Prize in 2009, the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction in Canada three times (1968, 1978, and 1986), and two O. Henry Awards (2006 and 2008).
Yahia Lababidi: Every Tweet Poetic Ideal: a language scrubbed clean by silences.If we listen, the air is heavy with poems, ripe for plucking.Branches are roots, too, in the sky.Perhaps it is not poetry that purifies the language of the tribe, but Silence.The true poet, or mystic, is not too proud to admit that, in matters great and small, they cannot proceed until they receive further instructions.One never becomes a poet, except when they are writing a poem.*** Awoke, with an unseen reel of dream film I’d found wanderingAnd, now wondering where does one develop such unreal pictures?***Love in the digital age: I hang on your every tweet.There’s nothing virtual about connection.Virtual world, real emotions in real time.Social media: the art of living out loud.Most of us lead double lives, nowadays, online.Social media might make us feel less lonely, but it also makes it more difficult to be alone.A watched tweet is never retweeted.
An Epic Chart of 162 Young Adult Retellings Presenting YA RETELLINGS – an epic chart brought to you by Epic Reads. Read your way through this list of 162 young adult books that are retellings or re-imaginings of popular classic literature, myths, fariy tales and Shakespearean plays. Fun facts about this chart: Fun Fact #1: There are 162 books in total on this list. Yes, there are more YA retellings out there that we probably missed or couldn’t find, but this was the most our community could find!
Charles LaPorte: Seeming Prey Abbey in an Oak Forest, Caspar David Friedrich, 1810 by Charles LaPorte Victorian poetry is famous for documenting the emergence of key strains of secular modern thought, including those associated with natural science and modern biblical criticism. eBooks, eAudio, & eMagazines Your library card gives you instant access to eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines from the providers listed below. All you need is your library card and a computer to set up your free account and start downloading! For assistance creating an account with any of our eContent providers contact a research librarian at your branch. NO FINES: eBooks and eAudio expire when your check-out period ends, so they are never overdue! eMagazines do not expire. Browse & Download
Three Poems by Sappho Sappho, Charles Mengin, 1877 Dream O dream on your black wings you come when I am sleeping.Sweet is the god but still I am in agony and far from my strength.for I had hope (none now) to share something of the blessed gods,nor was I so foolish as to scorn pleasant toys.Now may I have all these things. Ultimate Reading List Our goal each month is to inspire you to read --- and to keep reading! With that in mind, we created the Ultimate Reading List --- a list of more than 400 titles that we think make perfect pleasure reading for teens. Our criteria: We looked for books that were compelling, beautifully written, pure fun, thought-provoking or edge-of-your-seat gripping; books that we would hand to someone and say, “read this!” We hope that you will use the Ultimate Reading List when selecting books for independent reading, and that schools will consult it when making suggestions for their students for summer reading. Each year, we go through the list with fresh eyes, culling some titles and adding others.
Poetry Magazines - Poetry Review About Poetry Review Poetry Review is the Poetry Society's internationally-acclaimed quarterly poetry magazine. Founded in 1912, it has published major names – such as Hardy, Auden and Ginsberg, Duffy, Heaney and Muldoon – alongside new and unpublished poets. With more than 100 pages of poetry, essays, reviews and comment, Poetry Review is the indispensible guide to contemporary poetry. Find Your Favorite Teenreads.com has a new look! With the new look, comes a new way of organizing our content to better meet the needs of you --- our readers!. To make that transition easier --- and to help you find your favorite features quickly, as well as some surprises --- we have created this index page that will take you directly to the specific feature you are trying to find. We are currently undergoing a beta test to ensure that everything is working properly on the new Teenreads.com. Please note that during this beta testing period there will be some features missing that still need to be moved over from the old site.
John Keats: Ode On A Grecian Urn By John Keats Thou still unravished bride of quietness, Thou foster child of silence and slow time, Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme: What leaf-fringed legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals, or of both, In Tempe or the dales of Arcady? What men or gods are these? What maidens loath? What mad pursuit? What's Next® Database Our What's Next®: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction. A series is two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits. e.g. Sue Grafton's "A is for Alibi", "B is for..." etc. or the "Star Wars" series Hayden Carruth Hayden Carruth was born in 1921, in Waterbury, Connecticut, and educated at both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Chicago where he gained an MA. After serving in the Second World War, he became editor of Poetry Magazine, one of America's most distinguished literary journals. In his early thirties, he suffered a breakdown - succumbing to the agoraphobia which continued to haunt him all his life. In the Sewanee Review (1999), he describes his state of mind: "Agoraphobia… is the scream lurking in your gorge, so ready to burst that the least noise above a cat's purr makes you tremble: when the marching band from the high school practices in the street outside you sit in the back of the closet, when the March wind lashes the treetops at night you crawl behind the sofa." His first collection The Crow and the Heart (1959) was written after his release from a 15 month stay in a psychiatric hospital. All poems are from 'Hayden Carruth: A Listener’s Guide.'
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