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“Plots are for dead people.”

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I stumbled across David Shield’s Reality Hunger a few days ago at the Tucson Festival of Books. The first thing that caught my attention was the cover, it’s red, its awesome, and then I noticed the quotations on the front. 1,650 more words

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Sort of a reflection on David Shield's Reality Hunger, sort of not.

Cut and Paste Philosophy

I’ve tabbed many pages of David Shield’s Reality Hunger, and I have been rereading these sections in the past few days. They’re particularly helpful in reminding me of my own philosophy on art and writing. 697 more words

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Who doesn't love quotations?

Recomposition: Emerson's Original Quotation

Emerson has long been known as a sort of patron saint of originality in American culture. The primary location for this message is his essay… 582 more words

Class Reflection

Tolstoy Journal, January 20, 2017

Back in the saddle on the Tolstoy front. In Florida I read no Tolstoy–instead I read Reality Hunger by David Shields and The Cretan Runner… 524 more words

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The Essay: Theater of the Brain

Essay.

Noun: A short piece of writing on a particular subject.

Verb: Attempt or try: “essay a smile”.

Synonyms: noun.  attempt – try – trial – test – experiment – assay; 766 more words

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Dick Whittington – REVIEW

Combine David Shields’ stunning, cartoon-like set, a rambunctious dame and classic panto slapstick and you have a recipe for five-star Christmas success. The Mercury Theatre’s 2016 pantomime, Dick Whittington, was a well-executed production with a stellar cast. 262 more words

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NEWS: The Cat in the Hat Returns to London

Following its run at the Pleasance in Islington in 2014 as well as two runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the stage adaptation of Dr Seuss’s The Cat In The Hat will return to London from the 6th December.  199 more words