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Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde! October 16, 2013: In honor of Oscar Wilde’s birthday, 159 years ago today, were sharing a hilarious PolicyMic post comparing the Irish poet and prose master to Downton Abbey’s Dowager Countess of Grantham. [...] by

A Wilde and Whitman One Night Stand? September 18, 2013: The Toast recently posted an enthusiastic piece about the possibility of an Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman, er, close encounter: Because mine is an evil and a petty mind, suitable more to wallowing in [...] by

The Tyranny of Relevance (and Greatness) November 12, 2010: Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng takes on the question of poetry’s relevance in The Independent, making a case that a “vacuous, objective” application of relevance doesn’t hold up when [...] by