Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley


Recently I was reading a series of essays, “English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism” edited by M. H. Abrams in 1960. One writer, I think it was the poet Donald Davie,  mentioned how when he was young and first introduced to the Romantics he loved Shelley to the point of memorizing his poems and quoting him freely.  Now writing in 1956 and 25 years after … Continue reading Poet & Father of Frankenstein – P. B. Shelley

The retiring of Day-Lewis


Sir Daniel Day-Lewis has announced that his final act will be with the “Phantom Thread.”  He discusses this with the Greek Reporter in Athens.   Day-Lewis is married to Rebecca Miller.  They have two sons, Cashel and Ronan and have been married 22 years meeting on the set of the Crucible, the famous play by her father, Arthur Miller.  Sir Daniel has another son Gabriel, … Continue reading The retiring of Day-Lewis