Daily Archives: January 14, 2019

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

 — 4.2 — A male pandar, a female bawd, and their servant Boult were in a room in their brothel in the city of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos. “Boult!” Pandar shouted. “Sir?” “Search the market closely and see … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 7: The Wasters, Hoarders, Wrathful, and Sullen”

“Canto 7: The Wasters, Hoarders, Wrathful, and Sullen (or Slothful)” Why is Plutus a fitting choice to be the guard over the Wasters (the Spendthrifts) and the Hoarders (the Misers)? In Canto 7 of the Inferno, Dante writes about the … Continue reading

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