‘For me, it’s not just a matter of filling in a major blank in my classics education,’ emailed a friend who is participating. ‘It’s about getting spiritual sustenance in these dark times!’
Tolkien’s timeless books present a vision of goodness far better than those appropriating his greatness to serve the latest intellectual fashions.
That men and women now come to slander and distort these sub-creations of Tolkien is, in a strange way, a testament to his legacy.
The attempted denigration of Jane Austen reveals how upscale white elites view caring about anti-racism as a marker of status.
The classics are classics for a reason and offer valuable, time-worn lessons about humanity itself.
The turn language is taking in politics calls to mind that controlling language to control thought was a prime goal of the Ministry of Truth in George Orwell’s ‘1984.’
The war that brought unspeakable suffering also contributed to the creation of some of the most beloved and heroic literature of modern times.
After purging public schools of Judeo-Christian virtues, the left replaced them with five pseudo-virtues: tolerance, inclusivism, egalitarianism, multiculturalism, and environmentalism.
The son of J.R.R. Tolkien did far more than just compile and edit his father’s unfinished stories. He helped create the world of Middle Earth.
In searching for literary icons to emulate, Republicans would benefit from a little less John Galt and a little more Jean Valjean.
Dozens of leftist readers wrote to accuse Willa Cather of anti-Semitism, nativist bias, white-washing Indian genocide, and other crimes against humanity.
At the American Library Association’s annual conference, the nation’s librarians learned how to circumvent community objections to events like Drag Queen Story Hour and other outrageous, taxpayer-purchased materials.
One morning, I found I was living my favorite poem. It changed how I look at the poem, and how I experience the morning.
Few things are as rewarding as reading out loud with your children. Here are enough recommendations for a whole summer’s worth of quality family time.
The best way to remember—or discover—the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Herman Wouk may be his World War II epics.
There are many reasons you should push this amazing text to the top of your family reading list in 2019.
‘Les Mis’ shows us a world resembling our own: a society filled with wealth, but rife with injustice. The play offers us hope for change in the form of two young revolutionaries.
In ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,’ Mark Twain creates a heroic archetype that is uniquely American.
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