Through his poems, Blake aims to describe the tragic life of young chimney sweepers who were sold by their parents for very little money in an attempt to escape from incredible poverty.
To Wordsworth, the emotion recollected in tranquility is at the origin of genuine poetry as it is the result of a connection between past experience and the present of memory.
Modernism, a literar and artistic movement which originated from the desire to modernize every type of cultural form. From Joyce to Hemingway, from Virginia Woolf to Conrad
Pasolini describes Rome during the postwar years through borgate and the people who inhabit them.
The Verbal Representation of Visual Art
Have you ever pictured a happier life than the one you are living?
Tracy Chevalier, already well-known for The Girl with a Pearl Earring, writes a story about how the weight of the past influences men’s choices throughout their lives.
England, end of the 19th Century. A group of men, all belonging to the merchant navy, are having some drinks, while talking about their first adventure across the sea.