Archive for: May, 2017

Uncategorized May 13, 2017

PRUFROCK’S REPRISE

Next month marks the centenary of T. S. Eliot’s first volume of poetry, Prufrock and Other Observations, published by the Egoist Press in an edition of 500. It was this collection of twelve poems that first introduced Eliot to Leonard and Virginia Woolf. At the Hogarth Press in 1919, the Woolfs printed Eliot’s second volume

Uncategorized May 9, 2017

A PRESS OF ONE’S OWN

For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. John Milton, Areopagitica As promised a short

Uncategorized May 1, 2017

GREEN ANGST

Plead for thy peace thou beautiful romance Of nature … William Wordsworth A sonnet to mark May Day. COMING SOON: our short film marking the centenary of the Hogarth Press and telling the tale of a very well-travelled book …