Tag Archives: "Leda and the Swan"

Bloodless Criticism Undermines Lit

Literature can function as an evasion as well as a guide. But only if we talk about it in evasive ways.

Posted in Byron (Lord Gordon), Hardy (Thomas), King (Lily), Yeats (William Butler) | Also tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Leda and the Swan”–Warning Necessary?

Yeats’ “Leda and the Swan” contains a disturbing description of a rape. Should teachers issue warnings before teaching it?

Posted in Ovid, Yeats (William Butler) | Also tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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