Daily Archives: January 19, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II: A Retelling in Prose — Cast of Characters, and Act 1, Scene 1

CAST OF CHARACTERS MALE CHARACTERS King Richard II; his father was the late Edward of Woodstock, known as The Black Prince. Henry, surnamed Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford, son of John of Gaunt; afterwards King Henry IV. Uncles of King Richard … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 12: The Minotaur and the River of Blood”

“Canto 12: The Minotaur and the River of Blood” The 7th Circle, the Circle of the Violent, will be described for the next 6 cantos: 12-17. During the next 6 cantos, we will see a number of kinds of violent … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Baseball Anecdotes

When Stan Musial was a minor-league pitcher (and hitter) with Daytona Beach in the Florida State League, he was newly married. The team manager, Dickie Kerr, and his wife, Corinne, befriended Mr. Musial and his wife. Much later, Mr. Musial … Continue reading

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