New evidence offers insight into D.H. Lawrence and the source of his characters in his infamous novel, Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
Poet Mary Borden used well-known phrases and poems to change the conversation about the cost of war; rather than glorifying, she decried the suffering.
Christiana Rossetti’s Goblin Market is a “fairy tale” with deeper undertones that may be expressing the restrictions of the Victorian era’s morality.
Walt Whitman’s poem “This Compost” epitomizes death and rebirth through startling natural imagery and the narrator’s self-reflection.
Maya Angelou’s personal experiences fueled early frustrated violence and later resulted in rich, celebrated poetry and prose.