Tag Archives: Bright Star

Show a Little Faith, There’s Magic in the Night

Image of manuscript of Dylan song.

(I thought it was worth revisiting this piece, which I posted back in December 2010. Two reasons: The Boss has been back in the news lately with a new album and upcoming concert tour.  And my students have this week … Read more »

A Song that Plays in Your Head (reprise)

Image of John Keats, by Joseph Severn

(A year ago this past February, I wrote the following piece on Anthony Burgess’s novel about John Keats’s last days.  Since you’ll find me in Rome this week, sitting no doubt by Keats’s grave, it’s only appriopriate we run this … Read more »