Tag Archives: A. E. Housman

Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2020, Part 2

Here’s part 1, a list of things I’ve written for other outlets. This list, then, is a hodge-podge of the things I’ve written here this year. Anyone familiar with this joint knows that I do tribute posts for people’s birthdays. … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry” – A.E. Housman

Daily Book Excerpt: Poetry The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Volume 1: Modern Poetry, edited by Jahan Ramazani, Richard Ellmann, and Robert O’Clair At first I didn’t get just how sad Housman was. I am not sure how … Continue reading

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Jokes

“Yes, that’s a good one, and tomorrow I shall be telling it on the Golden Floor.” — A.E. Housman, 1936 – he was on his deathbed, and his doctor told him a dirty joke. This was Houseman’s response

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The Books: “Ludlow Fair” (Lanford Wilson)

Next on my script shelf: Another Lanford Wilson one-act is the next play on my shelf – one of my favorites of his – called Ludlow Fair. “Another Sheila” and I had a fun discussion about it here – we … Continue reading

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