This page will contain a link and (sometimes) a brief summary to all posts published:
“Automne” – A poem by Guillaume Apolloniare – Context and themes on this French poem.
Visiting Sigmund Freud’s Home in Vienna – Writing about my travel experience and visit to Freud’s apartment, now a museum in central Vienna, 2009.
My visit to The Vienna Central Cemetery : The Jewish Expierence and WW2 – My trip to the Vienna Zentralfriedhof in July 2009.
“The Starling”- A poem by Amy Lowell – Context and themes.
Sonett 43 – A poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning – Context and themes.
Sonett 21 – A poem by William Shakespeare – Context and themes.
“Life” : A Poem by Charlotte Brontë – Context and themes.
“Last Lines” : A Poem by Emily Brontë Context and themes.
“Shakespeare Bites Back” : A Free E-Book From The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust – My review and comment.
A minor commentary on possible resources used by E.A Poe when he wrote these two short novellas.
“Two loves I have of comfort and despair” – A Sonnet by William Shakespeare – Context and themes.
“I felt a Funeral in my Brain” – A poem by Emily Dickinson – Context and themes
Moonlight (2016) – The proustian moment – A review and commentary on the movie and how a special meeting reveals a proustian moment
Shakespeare’s Sonnet no. 30 and Proust – A comment.
‘I don’t know if you’re dead or alive’- A poem by Anna Achmatova – Context and themes, a short comment by me.
‘Ulalume’ – A Gothic poem by Edgar Allan Poe – Context and themes.
My short review and commentary on this collection of letters.
‘The City in the Sea’ – A poem by Edgar Allan Poe – Context and themes.
‘After great pain, a formal feeling comes’ – A poem by Emily Dickinson – Context and themes
Notes on ‘She walks in beauty’ by Lord Byron – Context and themes.
The impossible life of Mary Benson : Reflections on a biography – A review and comment.
Ancient Mythology in Poe’s novel ‘Ligeia’ (1838) – Context and themes presented as well as some of its myths and their origin.
“Sonnet 55” – A poem by W. Shakespeare – Context and themes presented
“The Flea” – A poem by John Donne – Context and themes presented
“Vita Nuova” – A poem by Oscar Wilde – Context and themes presented
“Requiescat” – A poem by Oscar Wilde – Context and themes presented
“Annabel Lee” – A poem by Edgar A. Poe – Context and themes presented
On the Mystical Shape of the Godhead: Basic concepts in the Kabbalah (1991) – A short summary of the book and the concept of gilgul (“reincarnation”) in Jewish Kabbalah
The Zohar : Pritzker Edition vol. I – A review and comment by me.
Saki’s creepy stories revisited – A short entry on british writer H.P Munro (1870-1916) and his writing. The story “Gabriel-Ernest” recommended.
“Delight” : A poem by Olive Custance – She was a part of the aestethic movement in 1890’s and wife of Oscar Wilde’s lover Lord Alfred Douglas. This love poem is about a woman.
Arthur Rackham’s illustrations to Edgar Allan Poe’s “Tales of Mystery and Imagination” – About Arthur Rackham and his artwork on Poe’s stories.
The myth of the horse in various legends and cultures – About the Pegasus in Greece mythology, Sleipnir in the Norse mythology and al-Buraq in the Islamic mythology.