‘[I]n spring the soil swells’: Poetry’s favourite season through the ages
Spring has been extolled in poetry perhaps more than any other season. Since antiquity, poets have associated spring with growth and celebration making their poems are a joy to read this time of year.
Fantasy: medieval European influences and alternatives
Faeries, elves, centaurs, wizards, dragons. In its purest form, fantasy is one of the most ancient literary genres, and fantastical elements can be found...