Category Archives: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot

“La città radiosa” (“The Radiant City”) by Vincenzo Mascolo

My adaptation of comics of a poem by the Italian poet Vincenzo Mascolo. The poem represents a section of a long poetic cycle (still in progress) titled “Orphée,” which is in turn inspired  by the modern classical album of the … Continue reading

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Video of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot

Another video adaptation of one of my poetry comics by James Avis. This time it is non other than “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot. I like the subdued simplicity of James’s reading, which, combined … Continue reading

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“Poems to See By” out today!

Today (March 31) marks the official release date of my debut book, “Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great poetry.” I’m not sure what a release date means exactly in these strange times, but the book is now … Continue reading

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A Private Audience

 

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The Iguana

Anna Maria Ortese’s 1965 novel L’iguana (translated into English from the original Italian as The Iguana in 1987) tells the tale of Count Aleardo, a wealthy young Milanese aristocrat who arrives on a tiny island off the coast of Portugal … Continue reading

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Complete “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” comic available for order!

I have finally gotten around to publishing a high-quality, glossy printed edition of my comics adaptation of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot (see post below). These comics are now available for order for $15 … Continue reading

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Julian Peters Comics at TCAF 2018!

This weekend, for the first time, I will have a booth at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, which takes place Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13, at the Toronto Reference Library and other satellite venues downtown: http://www2.torontocomics.com/ I will be peddling my … Continue reading

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“Little Gidding” by T. S. Eliot

Here is my comics adaptation of an extract of the celebrated final section of T. S. Eliot’s poem “Little Gidding”, the last of his Four Quartets. This comic was commissioned by and originally appeared in the American magazine Plough Quarterly: … Continue reading

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“The Personal City” by Dino Buzzati (A Translation)

(Here is my translation of a short story –or is it a kind of prose poem?– by the Italian author Dino Buzzati (1906-1972). It is a piece I find very poignant, and not just because I also used to have … Continue reading

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“East Coker” by T. S. Eliot

My visual adaptation of the last stanza of T. S. Eliot’s “East Coker,” the second poem of his Four Quartets. It was originally published in 1940. Eliot’s remains are interred in the parish church of St. Michael’s in East Coker, … Continue reading

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