Sandra Cisneros -- a leading American chicana writer

Sandra Cisneros -- a leading American chicana writer

Sandra Cisneros, is a chicana writer that straddles both Mexican and American worlds and lives to write about it.

Where to Find Strong Female Characters in Movies

Where to Find Strong Female Characters in Movies

Susan Sto-Helit - Death's Granddaughter, or Lady Death. (she's famous in Downton now, but she will forever be Susan to me).

John Milton   (1608 - 1674)    Category:  English Literature Born:  November 3, 1608  London, England Died:  October 20, 1674  Chalfont, St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England

John Milton (1608 - 1674) Category: English Literature Born: November 3, 1608 London, England Died: October 20, 1674 Chalfont, St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England

John Donne. "I am the grave of all that's nothing". Is his "St Lucy's Day" the greatest poem of mourning in English?

John Donne. "I am the grave of all that's nothing". Is his "St Lucy's Day" the greatest poem of mourning in English?

John Milton (1608–1674). English poet, polemicist and a scholarly man of letters. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost. His poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self-determination, and the urgent issues and political turbulence of his day. His celebrated Areopagitica is among history's most influential and impassioned defenses of free speech and freedom of the press.

John Milton (1608–1674). English poet, polemicist and a scholarly man of letters. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost. His poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self-determination, and the urgent issues and political turbulence of his day. His celebrated Areopagitica is among history's most influential and impassioned defenses of free speech and freedom of the press.

Thomas Shadwell, 1642-1692, Restoration England.  Key works:  Epsom Wells (1672); Squire of Alsatia (1688).

Thomas Shadwell, 1642-1692, Restoration England. Key works: Epsom Wells (1672); Squire of Alsatia (1688).

Fue un poeta y ensayista inglés, conocido especialmente por su poema épico El paraíso perdido (Paradise Lost). Políticamente fue una figura importante entre los reclutadores de la Guerra Civil Inglesa, ya que cuando ocupó el puesto de ministro de lenguas extranjeras bajo el mandato de Cromwell era el encargado de responder a los ataques a la república. Sus tratados políticos fueron consultados para la redacción de la Constitución de los Estados Unidos de América.

Fue un poeta y ensayista inglés, conocido especialmente por su poema épico El paraíso perdido (Paradise Lost). Políticamente fue una figura importante entre los reclutadores de la Guerra Civil Inglesa, ya que cuando ocupó el puesto de ministro de lenguas extranjeras bajo el mandato de Cromwell era el encargado de responder a los ataques a la república. Sus tratados políticos fueron consultados para la redacción de la Constitución de los Estados Unidos de América.

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