Classics Illustrated was a comic book series that started in 1941 and was published by Gilberton Company, Inc. The series brought classic literature to a wider audience, especially younger readers, by adapting well-known literary works into comic book format. Each issue of Classics Illustrated featured an adaptation of a classic novel, play, or other significant… Continue reading Vintage Classics Illustrated Comics for Sale from Cascoly
Dragons in popular culture
Eric Foner The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War A significant reevaluation of the causes of the Civil War, Foner’s study looks beyond the North’s opposition to slavery and its emphasis upon preserving the Union… Continue reading Books – Eric Foner – Historian of the Civil War & Reconstruction
Never in history human conflict have such vast democratic infantry forces wrought such havoc and then dispersed among the consensual culture that fielded them.
The King Hereafter is Dorothy Dunnett ‘s unique retelling of the Macbeth story — actually, most resemblance to Shakespeare’s ‘Scottish Play’ is purely incidental. Like the revisioning of the Arthur tales by Bernard Cornwell, Mary Stewart and many others, the barebones of what we think we know of the story become mere background whispers. For… Continue reading King Hereafter – Dorothy Dunnett’s recreation of Macbeth