Daily Archives: January 15, 2018

Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 31: GIANTS

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** GIANTS *** Circle Eight to Circle Nine This journey requires giants Must go down a well *** NOTE: To go from Circle Eight to Circle Nine, a giant must lower you in his hand. The giant … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Revenge Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/louis-armstrong-jazz-trumpeter-398146/ Jazz musician Louis Armstrong ran into some segregation while performing in the Jim Crow South. On one concert tour, the white wife of his manager did the managing and traveled with Mr. Armstrong and his band. She arranged for … Continue reading

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David Bruce: “William Shakespeare’s CORIOLANUS: A Retelling in Prose” — Act 4, Scenes 1-2

— 4.1 — Coriolanus, Volumnia, Virgilia, Menenius, Cominius, and the young nobles of Rome stood in front of the city gates. The young, as opposed to the old, nobles of Rome especially supported Coriolanus. Coriolanus said to his family and … Continue reading

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