Been away for a long time. Let’s just get back to the joys of publishing a Daybook somewhat regularly.
- Harry Crews, my kind of literature professor. I mean that sincerely, and not the larger-than-life antics. Rather, his sermonic intensity, his insistence that success depended on the students–this is how I teach my classes.
- An account of a classical nude marble statue of George Washington, the first draft of the statue I wrote about walking to go and see some time ago.
- Cambridge Don, Anglican priest, and pretty dadgum good poet in his own right, Malcolm Guite has come to a revelation about Coleridge’s Rime. Guite’s thinking is based in his reading of Coleridge’s Biographica Literaria, which is available in this site’s library of Christian Humanism/Traditionalism.
- Why don’t we dress up anymore?
I mentioned the library a moment ago. I’m working on finally finishing it. I’ll also be doing some expansions of it, especially the Christianity side of it. My hope is that by midsummer I will have a collection of resources up here that will make this site (finally!) live up to its name–Ex Libris Humanitas.
Being the sucker I am for pretty much everything Ralph Vaughn Williams ever wrote, I’ve been quite excited to find his Piano Concerto in C Major here recently: