All the genius wordsmiths we obsess over even outside of English class. Collection started by @Sarahmseltzer
Some notes and an introduction to Homer’s epic of return.
or, Women Rule
By Christopher Forsley
Why didn't they go for a second?
Navigating my first 6 months at Microsoft.
A short essay that analyses the role of deception and manipulation in William Shakespeare’s play “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”.
Teachings from Ralph Waldo Emerson
The No-Nonsense Introduction
Euripides’ tragedy speaks more to the tragic flaw of a social order that oppresses women.
Artigo de autoria do Dr. Joaquin Herrera Flores. Traduzido por Carol Prone
I remember the night I was first introduced to Kurt Vonnegut’s writings.
At the Musee Carnavalet I went searching for history of the French Revolution.
How a rock-opera version of War & Peace improves on the original
In which a contemporary Irish novelist spends Bloomsday (June 16) wondering how to describe his relationship with the legendary writer
Where I question my way through one of the greatest novels ever written
When do we take a bow, and the curtain call?
Why Gatsby keeps us coming back for more, and possibly something about what makes a book great.
But America still has tonnes more of it than Britain.
One Sunday, while driving on I-5 heading back to San Francisco from the Sierra Nevada, I saw a bumper sticker “Ask me, who is John Galt?”
Gatsby’s American Dream is as lonely today as it was then
Gatsby in 3D
(Until I grew up a little)
It’s too much. The movie has been out less than a week, and you already feel like it’s consumed as much air as three seasons of Girls…
Everything we read gets filtered through who we are at the time.
Or, Reading F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Classic Novel Through the Prism of 19th-Century Italian Opera
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