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Glimfeather Visits the Fairy Wood


Ladydale Diary St. Edmund, King and Martyr, 2020 Today is the feast of a saint who’s especially close to my heart. St. Edmund was an Anglo-Saxon king who was martyred by the pagan Vikings. His shrine was in the town of Bury St. Edmunds, once known as St. Edmundsbury, in Suffolk, which is only fifteen [...]

Glimfeather Visits the Fairy Wood2020-11-20T22:22:51+00:00

Othello in a Nutshell


Understanding the key elements of one of Shakespeare's darkest tragedies in a little over a thousand words.... https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/11/othello-nutshell-joseph-pearce.html  

Othello in a Nutshell2020-11-17T00:13:56+00:00

Breathless with Belloc and Singing with the Saints


Newly Posted to the Inner Sanctum Joseph Pearce celebrates this week's feast days of Saints Gertrude and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary by discussing and reading two poems by Saint Gertrude and a poem about Saint Elizabeth by Christina Rossetti. Continuing the pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc, we share his first breathtaking view of the [...]

Breathless with Belloc and Singing with the Saints2020-11-12T20:12:11+00:00

Taking Belloc’s Breath Away


As we continue our pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc, our pilgrim is transfixed by his first sight of the distant Alps, inspiring some breathtakingly beautiful prose....    

Taking Belloc’s Breath Away2020-11-12T19:53:53+00:00

Weird Weather and the Goldfinch Gang


Ladydale Diary St. Josephat, 2020 This has been the weirdest of weeks in terms of weather. Hot, humid, overcast. Brooding. Portentous. And then yesterday evening, while I was teaching an online class on Othello and had just mentioned Iago’s role as a diabolus, all hell broke loose. A blinding flash of lightning was followed by [...]

Weird Weather and the Goldfinch Gang2020-11-12T19:20:55+00:00

Literary Light Amid the Ruins


Amid the ruins of “progress” it is art, and particularly literature, that has proved the voice of the resistance.... https://www.ncregister.com/blog/light-amid-the-ruins  

Literary Light Amid the Ruins2020-11-10T21:57:57+00:00

Timelessness and Times Square


In my latest essay for the Imaginative Conservative I combine musings on the mystery of Time with a review of a collection of short stories by William Baer: https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/11/timelessness-times-square-and-other-stories-william-baer-joseph-pearce.html

Timelessness and Times Square2020-11-09T16:47:10+00:00
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