James Merrill and the Other World
Read this essay about James Merrill and his use of the Ouija board in writing poetry.
Poems about the Underworld
Follow Dante, Virgil, Milton, Blake, and others on a journey into the depths of hell.
Lesson Plan: Ghosts and Spirits
Try these activities about Halloween-related poems in the classroom.
Whether you’re heading to a party with a literary theme or trying to impress your English teacher this Halloween, here are a few inexpensive costume ideas worth trying on.
The Bride of Corinth [From my grave to wander] by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
From my grave to wander I am forc'd...
Christabel [Beneath the lamp] by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Beneath the lamp the lady bowed...
Lamia [Left to herself] by John Keats
Left to herself, the serpent now began...