J.Alfred Prufrock

T.S. Eliot (1888–1965).  Prufrock and Other Observations.  1920. 1. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock S’io credesse che mia risposta fosse A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse. Ma perciocche giammai di questo fondo Non torno vivo alcun, s’i’odo il vero, Senza tema d’infamia ti rispondo. LET us go then, you and I, When the evening is spread out against the sky Like … Continue reading J.Alfred Prufrock

Alfred Tennyson’s “The Woman’s Cause Is Man’s”

Blame not thyself too much,’ I said, ‘nor blame Too much the sons of men and barbarous laws; These were the rough ways of the world till now. Henceforth thou hast a helper, me, that knowThe woman’s cause is man’s: they rise or sink Together, dwarfed or godlike, bond or free: For she that out of Lethe scales with man The shining steps of Nature, … Continue reading Alfred Tennyson’s “The Woman’s Cause Is Man’s”