What are some of the best short stories about childhood, and the experiences of children? Although there are dozens of classic tales about those formative years, the following stories represent, for our money, some of the finest stories about children taking the rocky path of knowledge and experience towards adulthood.
The meaning of a classic Dickinson poem – analysed by Dr Oliver Tearle Emily Dickinson’s individual and idiosyncratic way of looking at the world led her to write some wonderfully unique poems – about snow, about cats, about death. One of the recurring themes of her work is faith and […]
The best childhood poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Previously, we’ve considered the best children’s poems which we think everyone should read. In this post, we turn our attention to the best poems about childhood – childhood, youth, and that innocent time when our whole lives stretch ahead of us like the […]