Emma Jean

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Want to go and watch PJ Harvey read her poetry?

While she may be primarily known for her years of indelible music, PJ Harvey has had her hands in all manner of artistic endeavours over the years, from sculpting and painting, to acting and poetry. Fans will get a glimpse of the latter in her forthcoming book, <i>The Hollow of the Hand</i>, when she …

Poetry

Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important

The oft-neglected literary form can help students learn in ways that prose can't.<p>16 years after enjoying a high school literary education rich in poetry, I am a literature teacher who barely teaches it. So far this year, my 12th grade literature students have read nearly 200,000 words for my class. …

The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry review – the importance of rhyme and reason

This anthology is ambitious – in scope, biographical apparatus and in what it expects of its translators. Although the chronological arc is shorter than that of the granddaddy anthology, Dimitri Obolensky’s <i>The Penguin Book of Russian Verse</i> (1965), which included medieval oral poetry and a pair of …

Literature

The Startling Poetry of a Nearly Forgotten Japanese Modernist

Sagawa Chika, born Kawasaki Ai in 1911, died of stomach cancer in 1936, before her twenty-fifth birthday. Even with such a brief career, she was one of the most innovative and prominent avant-garde poets in early-twentieth-century Japan. At the time, few women in Japan wrote poetry, and those who …

Poetry Off the Shelf: For Love of Russia

Listen to poems by Anna Akhmatova set to music by Iris DeMent on the Poetry Foundation website.<p>Poetry Off the Shelf is a weekly audio podcast in which producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry …

34 CSS Puns That’ll Make You Laugh, Even If You Aren’t A Web Designer

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a stylesheet language that defines how the content on a web page is to be displayed with colors, borders, fonts, …

Web Design

20 Unacceptable Behaviors for Freelance Web Designers

I know what you’re probably thinking right now:<p>“Wow! 20 is a big number for a list of <i>unacceptable</i> freelance web design behaviors, isn’t it?!”<p>And you …

UX Design

20 Web Designs That Look Like Animated Infographics

Over the past year or two, we’ve seen the latest CSS and Javascript animation abilities being used to really enhance the experience of browsing a web …

Top 15 Poster Designs in History

Throughout history, there have been countless amazing poster designs, whether they be political posters, movie posters, or event posters. I’m going …

Graphic Design

Totally Sleek Brand Stationery Inspiration

Having a set of your own stationery can sometimes feel like a right of passage for a business owner or an artist. Continue reading...<b><br>Continue</b> …

Stationery