Rights of artists and of those who exploit their work.
Guest post by Lucas W. Holt Behind the Mind of Middle Earth: How The Lord of the Rings Presents an Imaginative Defense of the Catholic Faith (Part 1) ‘The Lord of the Rings is of course a fundamentally religious and Catholic work; unconsciously so at first, but consciously in the revision’ … [Read More...]
It's hard to explain how obsessed I am with Pierre Reverdy. In finding him, I feel I've found a true brother in Christ, a really moody, depressed brother in Christ who doesn't want to be bothered. He's the kind of friend who always has an encouraging word to say, like, “My heart is almost … [Read More...]
My heart is in my pocket, it is Poems by Reverdy So writes Frank O'Hara in, “A Step Away From Them.” Pierre Reverdy was widely admired by New York poets in the mid 20th century, including O'Hara, Kenneth Rexroth, and John Ashbery. They loved his work. They translated it. Did they truly … [Read More...]
Charles Halton asks why no one has heard of Enheduanna, the world's first known poet. (Maybe it's because academics insist on politicizing her.) "Enheduanna was born more than 4,200 years ago and became the high priestess of a temple in what we now call southern Iraq. She wrote poems, edited … [Read More...]
We, the editors of Dappled Things, have been overwhelmed by both the quality and quantity of the stories submitted for this year’s J.F. Powers Prize for short fiction. We received nearly 500 submissions—so many that we had to recruit additional judges to help us read them all! We want to extend our … [Read More...]