Articles of Note

Was Shakespeare rich? He was well-to-do, akin to the minor gentry in Stratford-upon-Avon, but not wealthy. Nothing like his rival, Ben Jonson... more »

New Books

What can be gleaned about English grammar from a close examination of newspapers and magazines published on December 29, 2008? ... more »

Essays & Opinions

How to read The Divine Comedy. Few of us any longer try to tackle what the poet called his versi strani, strange verses. But patience pays off... more »