John J. Miller is joined by Lewis Lapham to discuss Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander.
Stevenson clearly aimed at enhancing this childhood sense of wonder. His verse reinforces this sense of awe and mystery our kids feel
He is so well read in so many different languages and so well-versed in the full panoramic landscape of Western literature, that I am in awe at the depth and the breadth of cultural experience…
John J. Miller is joined by Susannah Fullerton to discuss Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South.
“The characteristic quality of his poem is sublimity. He sometimes descends to the elegant, but his element is the great.