The E Wasteland

"T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland not only featured a typist as one of its figures, Eliot's actual typing of the poem on three different typewriters proved the key by which Lawrence Rainey unlocked the history of the text and accurately reconstructed the  different episodes' order of composition. Would such a coup have been possible if Eliot … Continue reading The E Wasteland

From Ray to Eternity

Born in in Waukegan, Illinois, fantasy writer Ray Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was a native of the "rapidly disappearing small-town world of the American heartland" that English writer Malcolm Bradbury described from the point of view of an alien visitor. Like Malcolm, Ray was a prolific writer of short stories, screenplay and teleplays. However, Ray's tales … Continue reading From Ray to Eternity