Sunday, February 8 2009
Poe can be credited with inventing the modern horror story, the modern detective story, and, possibly, the modern sci-fi story.
Monday, October 3 2005
Seemingly no kernel of isolated trivia or controversial factoid is small enough to escape the author's notice.
Wednesday, August 10 2005
But we don't remember Chaucer for his contributions to English governance, we remember him as perhaps the single most significant architect of the modern English language.