The Northwest Arkansas Times reflects on
The Morning News offers commentary on "Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas," the poem first published by the Troy, New York, Sentinel in 1823 and better known by it's first line, "'Twas the Night before Christmas." They say it doesn't really matter that Don Foster, Professor of English at
I have no real complaint with either editorial. I am a bit intrigued, however, by something in the fascinating and inspiring Ozark Profile of
Monday, December 24, 2007
The Critics of Christmas and Chili
No, I am not talking about the phonies who want you to think there is a War on Christmas or those who suggest that Santa Died for Your Mastercard. I am talking about newspaper editorial writers (and bloggers) who fancy themselves literary critics and turn their analytic urges upon the prose and poetry of the season. There be many among us.