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Chekhov Comic One-Acts

The eight people in our Chekhov Group will begin our “cold readings” of comic one-acts, choosing up parts to read aloud in the restaurant.  It should be lots of fun to become like the students we’ve had in our classes. … Continue reading

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Romanticism–British and American

Steve sent this to me by e-mail, and he has permitted me to post it on the blog.  I hope you’ll submit a reply/comment and also send me by e-mail a piece you’d like to have posted as a “new” … Continue reading

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Literary Romanticism

During the late 18th century and the 19th century, Europe and America rejected the formalism of Neoclassicism in painting, music, literature, and even gardening.  Attention moved from interests in nobility and the “proper-ness” of powdered wigs and geometrically designed formal … Continue reading

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Bloomsday, June 16, 1904

Steve sent me an e-mail, noting that today is Bloomsday, and I asked him to tell us more about it.  Here’s his posting about Bloomsday.  (I hope you’ll submit a reply.) Many authors have critiqued Joyce’s Ulysses. There is a … Continue reading

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