"Buddhism" by Nancy Wilson Ross - an excellent and readable introduction to the basic concepts
A Useful List of Terms for the study of Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
A Second Useful List of Terms for the study of Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Roger Scruton (Salon Interview) on Conservative vs Liberal
Joyce's Epiphany: an outstanding explanation
Stephen Daedulus' Epiphany at the end of chapter 4 of Portrait of the Artist...
Existentialsim: a more detailed discussion
Existentialism: A Primer. This should satisfy the appetite of those who want more on this topic.
Colin Wilson makes tough philosophy readable. Read how the author of the other "Outsider" explains the mistake of existentialism and postmodernism
Hopkins' Inscape and Instress
Irony: Too Much? Read an amusing exchange between two English writers
Robert Fulford fulminates on the misuse of the word "literally."
Metaphor: and you thought this was simple?
Negative Capability as described by John Keats in a letter to his brothers
Oxymoron: Its Use and Misuse
Rhythm (from a chapter in Western Wind by John Frederick Nims)
An admiring review of a book on rhythm, particularly iambic
Victorians in India An interesting account of the varied legacy of the British in India
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