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Pythagorus Theatre Works

The richness of the theatre in our area is impressive. There are companies producing a wide variety of plays for every theatrical taste. A newly discovered jewel on our part is the Pythagorus Theatre Works in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts. 131 more words

Regional Theatre

A room of her own

I’ve never been much of an Edith Wharton fan.  I read and disliked Ethan Frome as an undergrad, and I generally dislike the overwrought stuffiness of Gilded Age authors such as Henry James, who was friends with Wharton.  459 more words

Massachusetts

Energizing Light

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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As a rule I don’t have favorites when it comes to my work.   245 more words

Recent Paintings

Lady of Leisure

So during my recovery days, I’ve unsubscribed from annoying emails (sorry, Forever 21); organized my CDs (classical, standards and a very small box marked “other”); and nearly abused my public library privileges. 499 more words

Family

Edith Wharton, Writing a war story (Review)

“Writing a war story” is quite different to the Edith Whartons I’ve read to date, and it was clear from the opening sentence – “Miss Ivy Spang of Cornwall-on-Hudson had published a little volume of verse before the war”. 707 more words

Women Writers

Limited Seating Fall Trips and a Play for 2017

Happy Summer Everyone!  Hope you are enjoying it.   Going – Going Gone!  Now is the time to think about our remaining FALL trips with space still available. 138 more words

Book 221: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

Finished reading on July 8th, 2016
Rating: 8/10

This is the story of the young Lily Bart who is a bit naive and definitely a follower of the fashionable crowd, and gets in some trouble because of it. 326 more words

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