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GUEST BLOG—The Deliciously Dark World of Film Noir by David Schmitt

GUEST BLOG—The Deliciously Dark World of Film Noir by David Schmitt

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. from “The Second Coming” William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)   Look […]

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GUEST BLOG—The Changing Fortunes of Shakespeare’s Kings by Gary Schoepfel

GUEST BLOG—The Changing Fortunes of Shakespeare’s Kings by Gary Schoepfel

The wheel of Fortune turns; I go down, demeaned; another is carried to the height; far too high up sits the king at the summit – let him beware ruin! lyrics from “O Fortuna” in the Carmina Burana  Beware “lovely rose” King Richard. Beware “Judas” Bolingbroke. Beware wayward “heir-apparent” Prince Hal. […]

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