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Ten Live Tweeting Commandments: Part Two

This is going to make a lot more sense if you read Part One. I think I can only number it 1-5, but we  1,361 more words


Ten Live Tweeting Commandments: Part One

Last month marked the third iteration of an annual exercise in which I alienate a substantial proportion of my Twitter followers by posting a multi-day string of quotes from and riffs on the corpus of an early modern English playwright. 1,437 more words


Archive Feature • MOLL CUTPURSE — The Real Roaring Girl • 2003

1611, London: The Roaring Girl, a comedy by Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, receives its world première, and who is there but the ‘roaring girl’ herself, Moll Cutpurse, one of the most notorious characters in London’s underworld, so infamous that she was even immortalised in print by Henry Fielding, author of Tom Jones. 1,198 more words


SXSW 2016: "Jack Goes Home" Review

To call Thomas Dekker’s Jack Goes Home an unconventional horror film would be a gross understatement. Its premise is familiar: a young man returns to his hometown after spending many years away only to discover that everything has changed. 415 more words


365 Days of Gratitude - Day 384


For falling asleep quickly and deeply!

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” Thomas Dekker

Here’s till tommorow and being glad it’s friday!

“I scarce know her, for the beauty of her cheek hath, like the moon, suffered strange eclipses since I beheld it: women are like medlars, no sooner ripe but rotten.”

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Field trip to BPL's Rare Book & MS Room

I took the first group of students from this semester’s “Pop Culture & Bibliodigigogy in Early Modern England” class to the Boston Public Library’s Rare Book & MS Room this week. 85 more words