Daily Archives: February 7, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s RICHARD III: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scene 1

 — 3.1 — On a street in London stood the young Edward, Prince of Wales. With him were Richard, Buckingham, CardinalBourchier, Catesby, and others. CardinalBourchier was the Archbishop of Canterbury. Buckingham said, “Welcome, sweet Prince, to London, your capitol.” Richard … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s INFERNO: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 31: Towering Giants”

“Canto 31: Towering Giants” What is the story of the horn of Roland? The Song of Roland(La Chanson de Roland) is the oldest surviving work of French literature. It tells the story of Roland, one of the paladins of Charlemagne. Roland … Continue reading

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