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From the Messed-Up Files of Indifferent Parenting: The Lake Poets Edition October 10, 2013: Katie Waldegrave’s first book explores the tumultuous lives of Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge. The daughters of poets, William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Dora and Sara suffered [...] by

Stevie Smith’s ‘Thoughts on the Person from Porlock’ September 4, 2013: On a personal level, affectionate teasing can express love, of course. In some families, benign mockery is a prized, vital form of intimacy. Comedy of the self, comedy of the other person, a [...] by

R.I.P. Norman Fruman May 2, 2012: According to this NY Times article: Norman Fruman, a scholar who roiled literary waters in the 1970s with a biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge that accused the poet of stealing ideas and [...] by

Abusing the albatross in the name of politics January 24, 2011: The Miami Herald’s Michael Doyle brings you the literary understatement of the year by way of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner: “Politics can turn poetry upside [...] by