Daily Archives: January 30, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scenes 4-6 (Conclusion)

— 5.4 — Sir Pierce of Exton and a servant talked together in a room of Windsor Castle. Sir Pierce of Exton said, “Did you notice what words King Henry IV spoke? ‘Have I no friend who will get rid … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 23: The Hypocrites”

“Canto 23: The Hypocrites” What animal fable does Dante allude to at the beginning of Canto 23? All animal fables were attributed to Aesop in the Middle Ages, and so Dante the Poet — mistakenly — attributed this animal fable to … Continue reading

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