Fifteen years ago, I used to celebrate my Fall birthday for a whole month. From October 1st to All Hallows Eve, it was all about me. 576 more words
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The great hall at Penshurst
Dear Friends and Readers,
The other night I embarked on listening to another of these sets of videos sent out by English universities and designated MOOCs: Mass Online Courses. 6,111 more words
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Epitaph on Elizabeth, L. H.
Wouldst thou hear what man can say
In a little? Reader, stay.
Underneath this stone doth lie
As much beauty as could die;
At the recent conference of the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship in Madison, Wisconsin, the multi-talented Alexander Waugh of England delivered a talk that should be picked up by the New York… 474 more words
Month 5 (September 1864): ‘Cozeners at Large’: Scurrilous Partnerships in The Alchemist and Our Mutual Friend
This guest post was contributed by Lydia Craig, MA student at Loyola University, Chicago.
Ben Jonson’s ironic prologue to The Alchemist (1610) might easily describe the grimy, depressive atmosphere of Charles Dickens’ … 1,735 more words