Category Archives: Drama


  Volpone. Volpone, Volpone, Volpone…Volpone? Volpone! Volpone – Volpone; Volpone (Volpone), Volpone… VOLPONE! Advertisements

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Waiting for [A New Post]

I apologize for not posting anything new since last Wednesday, but between AMC’s “Godfather Weekend” marathon (during which I saw Part II twice because it’s that good) and other personal projects I’ve found it difficult to read and write a fresh … Continue reading

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Shelf Reflections: The Year (and More!) in Review

On a chilly, rainy Friday morning back in October, I walked up to my bookshelf to find a book to read. I spent some time sorting through the spines until I began asking myself: How many of these books have … Continue reading

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“[M]urder, Though It Have No Tongue:” Audiences and Realities

If you have been following along for the last few posts, you may have noticed that I’ve been talking a lot about literature and reality, and how the two mutually influence another in different ways. In poetry, there are certain … Continue reading

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And the 2014 Word Cup American Finalists Are…

Are you excited? Hooo boy, I am! There’s nothing I love more than soccer books and soccer (and food, that’s always good too), and thanks to a slow snow day at work I finally found the time to get my ring of … Continue reading

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“Nothing to Be Done:” Empty Gestures and Hollow Semantics in Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot”

In the absence of any better way to begin talking about language in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot (the last play I finished reading, just two weeks ago), I’ll start with two quotes instead before jumping in: Don’t expect this column … Continue reading

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