Daily Archives: January 9, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scenes 3-4

 — 2.3 — In a hall of state was a banquet that was being served after the tournament. Among those present were King Simonides, Thaisa, lords, and attendants. Also present, of course, were the knights who had participated in the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO Discussion Guide: Canto 2

“Canto 2: Dante Hesitates” Dante must endure a journey that he likens to a battle. Why does he make that comparison? Dante writes that “I, one man alone, / was making ready to endure the battle / of the journey, … Continue reading

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