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April 15 - AP Lit - R & G are Dead

Students began reading Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead in groups today.

This is a complicated work of absurdist theater, which plays off of an understanding of  96 more words


New Item - R&G are Dead "We're Actors!" Patch

We know a lot of actors, and they are in fact people — they just like to play dress-up and make-believe a lot.

This sew-on patch, featuring a quote from The Player from “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead”, is stitched in dark brown on off-white cotton canvas and measures approximately 3″ in diameter. 9 more words

Book #34: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, by Tom Stoppard

I think it’s safe to say that absurdism isn’t exactly my thing. After working my way through a handful of Edward Albee’s plays, I was ready to move on to different things, but my professor wanted us to have another stop on the path through Theatre of the Absurd with… 95 more words


April 14 - AP Lit - Absurdist Theater

We began looking at theater of the absurd today.

Here is the PPT: April 14 – Theater of the Absurd

Here is the reading that goes along with it:  17 more words


Metadrama: A Love/Hate Relationship

It is no secret that there is some truly amazing literature out there that can be classified as meta theater. Because I am a huge Shakespeare fan, as most of my dedicated readers know, the lens that I best understand this sort of thing through, is of course, the Hamlet lens. 236 more words

The Great Conversation: The Stigma of Fan Fiction

I’ll admit it, I’m a literary snob.  I stand proudly in that Ivory Tower door.  I’ve stood there since I read the children’s classics voluntarily in middle school.  367 more words