Pages from "English for All, Fortnightly for Germans", a publication issued to German prisoners of war in England, intended to teach language skills, 1946 - 1948.
November 15, 2012
Ogden Nash's "They Don't Speak English in Paris", ca. 1935, with his reactions to the increasing fame and acceptance of Gertrude Stein's writing (including a crude reference to the all African-American cast of "Four Saints in Three Acts")
January 24, 2011
From the "Vacuation" card game, England, ca. 1940
May 24, 2008
A few poems from the latest group of archives from the prolific poet, biographer, critic and chronicler Jeremy Reed, whose writings cover an expanse of 20th and 21st century culture and whose mission, in his own words, is "to rehabilitate the dispossessed" [An in-depth interview can be found here]
August 23, 2007
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