Daily Archives: March 26, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TIMON OF ATHENS: A Retelling in Prose — Act 3, Scene 6

— 3.6 — The banqueting room in Timon’s house was filled with tables and busy servants as several lords, Senators, and other people entered. Musicians played. The first lord said, “Good day to you, sir.” “I also wish a good … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PARADISE: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 16: Mars — Cacciaguida’s Florence”

“Canto 16: Mars — Cacciaguida’s Florence” Can Dante properly take pride in having Cacciaguida as an ancestor? Dante takes pride in his ancestor, and he says that he now understands why men on Earth take “pride in noble blood” (Musa … Continue reading

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