Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize is an award administered by Columbia University in New York City. Since 1917, it has recognized the…

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Idiom Dictionary

When learning a new language, nothing stumps students like idioms. Unique to each culture, idioms are a group of words…

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The Newbery Medal

The John Newbery Medal is the oldest award ever given for children’s literature. The prize was  named after 18th-century English…

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The Caldecott Medal

The year 2013 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal, which is awarded to “the artist of “the…

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson was an American poet and prolific writer of over 1800 poems. Although only a few of her poems…

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J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling, the British novelist and author of the Harry Potter series was born Joanne Rowling on July 31, 1965…

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Thomas Hardy

The English poet and novelist Thomas Hardy was an influential and idiosyncratic Victorian writer whose influence was important for many…

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Dante Alighieri

  More commonly known as Dante, Dante Alighieri is arguably the most influential Italian poet and one of the premier…

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Aethiopis (fragments)

THE AETHIOPIS (fragments) Fragment #1 — Proclus, Chrestomathia, ii: The “Cypria”, described in the preceding book, has its sequel in…

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The Cypria (framents)

THE CYPRIA (fragments) Fragment #1 — Proclus, Chrestomathia, i: This (1) is continued by the epic called “Cypria” which is…

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Homeric Hymns

THE HOMERIC HYMNS   I. TO DIONYSUS (21 lines) (1)   ((LACUNA))   (ll. 1-9) For some say, at Dracanum;…

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The Theogony

THE THEOGONY (ll. 1-25) From the Heliconian Muses let us begin to sing, who hold the great and holy mount…

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Works and Days

WORKS AND DAYS S Oxyrhynchus Papyri 1090. A Vienna, Rainer Papyri L.P. 21-9 (4th cent.). B Geneva, Naville Papyri Pap….

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Guide to ESL

Resources for ESL Students   Purdue Online Writing Lab for ESL Students–This online writing lab supports ESL students in second…

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Ultimate Grammar Guide

Ultimate Grammar Guide

Ultimate Grammar Guide Here is a thorough guide to grammar regarding parts of a sentence and proper punctuation placements.  This…

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The Welsh Language

The Welsh Language Here is information on the language of Welsh, one of the few surviving Celtic dialects but with…

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Turkish Poetry

Turkish Poetry Here are some resources on Turkey poetry beginning with the Ottoman Empire and other languages influencing it.  This…

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Belarusian Poetry

Guide to Belarusian Poetry Here is some information on Belarusian poetry which comes from the Republic of Belarus.  This can…

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Proper Apostrophe Usage

Guide to Proper Apostrophe Usage Here is some information about using apostrophes in the proper format when you’re writing.  This…

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ESL Resources

Studying English – ESL Resources This online resource is meant to assist ESL students and teachers with a wide range…

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