The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection

by Jesse Schotter “The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection,” a short story by Virginia Woolf published in Harper’s in December 1929, describes the images reflected in a mirror situated in a woman’s dressing room, providing a glimpse of the furnishings of her life, but, pointedly, not allowing us a glimpse into the more… Continue Reading The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection

North of Boston

by Jesse Schotter Robert Frost’s second volume of poetry North of Boston, and the one that, from today’s standpoint, firmly established his literary reputation, was, ironically, published in London in 1914, where it was reviewed and heralded by Ezra Pound. The fact that Frost was residing in England when he composed these New England lyrics… Continue Reading North of Boston