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A Letterman farewell from Oscar Wilde

As many of you are already aware, Late Night’s David Letterman hosted his final show last week. As almost none of you are aware, my Mini Book Club (there are two of us) just finished up Oscar Wilde’s… 276 more words


Review of ROADS Classics Collection

A few months ago, I was watching Choncey Boddington’s book haul on YouTube in which she shared a beautifully designed edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.   284 more words

Beauty is Bliss

Is fantasy used for its own sake or to express some human truth?

The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde tells the story of Dorian Gray and his ability to throw morality to the wind. 533 more words

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Dorian's Epiphany

What is the role of a character (or group of characters) other than the protagonist in your novel? How does he/she change or affect the course of action (plot) of the novel… 665 more words

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London is Twofold

Write about the setting: How is it unusual or unfamiliar? Where are you most comfortable in this setting and why? How is the setting in this novel an important part of the plot? 333 more words

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Day 137 - A book quote a day. Oscar Wilde: Every portrait that is painted with feeling...

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion. It is not he who is revealed by the painter; it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself. 28 more words

Hi-Ho the Glamorous Life: How Theater Became a Good-Girl Pursuit

Marissa Skudlarek, always ahead of her time.

Last Saturday, I read a New York Times story about how the Ziegfeld Club is transitioning from an institution that will support down-on-their-luck aging showgirls to one that will support women who are creating new works of musical theater. 813 more words

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