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 WOOL-GATHERER 19

 

 

‘A Little of what you Fancy’:  Hamlet, critical pronouncements, and indoor fireworks.

 

‘Culture for Evangelising Puritans’:  Taking culture to the masses: Michael Bradbury, Liz Lochhead, Hilary Mantel, Edith Wharton, WH Auden, Patrick Kavanagh.

 

‘Understanding the Everydays’:  Spiritual receptiveness in Patrick Kavanagh’s poetry.

 

‘Classical Cobblers (and other Street Life)’:  Greek mimes.

 

‘Sang Froid, Sang Chaud’:  PD James, Death comes to Pemberton, and the art of Jane Austen pastiche. (See Extracts Page)

 

‘Whale or Warhead’:  Literary snapshots of the Isle of Raasay: Samuel Johnson and Sorley MacLean.

 

‘Save on Child-Care: Find some Bulrushes’:  Some titbits from the New Comedy of Menander.

 

‘The Upside-down Umbrella’:  Observations on Dennis Potter’s Pennies from Heaven.

 

‘Shrugging off the Shroud’:  Coming back from the Dead: Alcestis, Lazarus etc. (See Extracts Page)

 

‘Would it were Day’:  Images of light in the poetry of Henry Vaughan.