A sample from one of my favorite internet posts ever:
People commonly ask empty rhetorical questions that rarely receive any sort of sensible answer. When you have had your surfeit of poetical whimsy and are ready for some good, hard facts, come here to be set straight.
Who wrote the Book of Love?
René of Anjou, King of Naples 1435-1480, wrote and illustrated his Book of Love (Le cueur d’amours espris) some time after 1473 while living idly in Provence.
There’s more, oh so much deliciously more (come one, admit it, you’ve always wanted to know what to do with a drunken sailor, especially earlye in the mornin’). If you’ve never read this Q&A from one of literature’s greatest educators, go do so now.
And well worth your time in reading it and then forwarding it to everyone you know.