Literature and the Arts

Literature and the Arts

Yo-Yo Ma – The Making of Six Evolutions – Bach: Cello Suites

“Fear makes us smaller. Culture makes us bigger. And, that’s what we need,” says Yo-Yo Ma as he returns to Bach’s Cello Suites, hoping to offer the healing of such divine music

“Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education” by Susan Wise

Book review: ‘Rethinking School’

The Most Contrarian College in America

A little contrary goes a long way. Note: K-12 classical education represents a like-minded trend for those seeking more intellectual diversity‬.

Donald Hall, 1928–2018

Leave it to the poets to give us pause and help us to consider the aspirations of a worthy life

3 Reasons to Study Latin (for Normal People, Not Language Geeks)

Be careful! Watching this guy might make you want to learn an ancient language: “3 Reasons to Study Latin (for Normal People, Not Language Geeks)”

The False Choices of “What School Could Be”

Book review by Dr. Gary Houchens reveals the crucial distinctions and arguments needed to promote “PEAK” schools in this country.

Priceless trove of poems by English writer Gerard Manley Hopkins is discovered after the tortured genius saved his handwritten gems from the world 

Being more than a little enamored with the poetry of G.M. Hopkins, I’ll admit my crazy curiosity for this treasure trove.

Not My Leg

Poetry is good for one’s vision, and David J. Rothman provides some seriously funny perspective in this poem.

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