Are these the greatest funny poems? Selected by Dr Oliver Tearle What are the funniest comic poems in the English language? What makes for a successfully humorous poem? The following post offers a selection of ten of the best and funniest comic poems in English literature, from the Middle Ages […]
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The best poems by America’s first poet selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672) was the first person in America, male or female, to have a volume of poems published. She herself wasn’t American and had been born in England, but she was among a group of early English […]
In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle delves into a range of fascinating literary lists courtesy of Alex Johnson’s new book There is something comforting in a list. The human mind craves order amidst chaos: the inventor of the modern thesaurus (and the one who first […]