BRAVE NEW WORLD is Not a Dystopia

Advertisements In which I take arms against a sea of troubles and wind up drowning MIRANDA How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t! PROSPERO ‘Tis new to thee. : The Tempest, Act V Scene 1 *WARNING: SPOILERS* Friends, Americans, countrymen! We haveContinue reading “BRAVE NEW WORLD is Not a Dystopia”

Washington Irving, Berlin

Advertisements In which I ruminate on an eerie visitation and the man behind it Excuse me while I congratulate myself on that terribly clever title. A writer I love overlapping a composer I love overlapping a city I love which happens to be where I live? Oh, Cecilia, you crack-up. *pats own back* Just kidding.Continue reading “Washington Irving, Berlin”

Lit Review: THE GIRLS

Advertisements In which I defect to the dark side *WARNING: SPOILERS* *CW: violence* Social distancing has inspired me to make considerable room for pleasure reading. And I find myself branching out, an instinct which was enabled but not precipitated by our isolated conditions. While to some extent I’ve been drawn to beautiful dark twisted talesContinue reading “Lit Review: THE GIRLS”

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