Posts Tagged ‘Percy Shelley’

  • Literary Pulp

    February 13th, 2015 | Writers | journalpulp | 4 Comments

    Truman Streckfus Persons was Truman Capote’s real name. The title Finnegans Wake contains no apostrophe in the word Finnegans. Thus Finnegans is a plural and Wake is a verb. Issac Newtons’s father was illiterate. Walt Whitman’s mother was illiterate. Roald Dahl was an anti-semite. Djuna Barnes had no formal education at all. Edmund Wilson once […]

    Read More

  • Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know

    Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know

    January 21st, 2014 | Lord Byron | journalpulp | No Comments

    Lord Byron — the 6th Baron Byron — club-footed, handsome, notorious, whose full name was George Gordon Noel Byron, surely as much a genius of personality as he was of poetry, was born January 22, 1788. He died, just over thirty-six years later (April 19th, 1824) in Greece, where he’d gone to join the revolution […]

    Read More

  • The Individualistic, The Eccentric, The Cool, The Anachronistic

    September 30th, 2012 | Writers | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    Jean Jacques Rousseau, who categorically believed in the existence of vampires. Persistent legend that the young Leonardo De Vinci was so strong he could — and frequently did — straighten horseshoes with his bare hands. Charles Dickens, a hyper-manic walker who sometimes went twenty-five miles at a headlong pace. A walk? What on earth for? […]

    Read More