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Quick Tuesday thoughts...

Got to hold some callbacks last night for The Turn Of The Screw that I’m directing for The Penny Seats in October. Man, I love watching what good actors do with good material. 162 more words

The Double by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Doppelgänger. The Other. Jekyll and Hyde. Whatever you want to call it, the concept of another self has been material for teenage coursework papers since the 1800s. 168 more words


Review: The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Perhaps America’s greatest writer from our Realistic period, James’s ghost story sets itself above all the rest — and he has a lot to choose from. 238 more words

Book Reviews

HALLOWEEN'ING 2016: Day 18 - The Turn Of The Screw

Spooky Reads:


In the pantheon of Gothic liturature (I’m talking actual Gothic literature, not those YA novels with the vampires and the supernatural teen angst and the sparkles), Henry James’ novella The Turn of the Screw can usually be found in the Top 10 lists of many genre aficionados. 186 more words


Turn of the Screw by Henry James

Many may interpret ‘The Turn of the Screw’ as an eloquent and horrendous story of the supernatural world and its interactions with the natural world of consciousness. 327 more words


I remember the first time I read The Turn of The Screw. I have always been rather overly sensitive to horror, having far too vivid an imagination for my own good, but was pretty confident that I could manage a novella from the late 1800s. 679 more words


Britten's Turn of the Screw, Byre Theatre, 22nd-24th June

Bored of the Referendum campaigns? Then come down to the Byre Theatre, St Andrews, on the 22nd, 23rd or 24th June and see Byre Opera’s performance of Britten’s ghostly masterpiece, The Turn of the Screw. 169 more words

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