Daily Archives: January 4, 2022

David Bruce: Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus: Retelling of the 1604 A-Text — Act 4 (Scenes. 10-11)

CHAPTER 4 (1604 A-TEXT) — Chorus — [Chorus 3] The Chorus arrived and said to you, the readers, “When Faustus had with pleasure taken the view of the most splendid things and the royal courts of kings, he ceased his … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Be a Work of Art — Names, Olympic Games, Physicians, Politics

Names • When Cassius Clay converted to Islam, he changed his name to Muhammad Ali. His new name means “someone who is worthy of praise.” After taking his new name, Mr. Ali let it be known that he no longer wished … Continue reading

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Music Recommendation: Little Donkey — “Real Woman”

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC Music: “Real Woman” EP: REAL WOMAN EP Artist: Little Donkey Artist Location: Chelmsford, UK Info: “Beards — not vogue beards — but beards like tapestries — battle, bravery, brotherhood. Armed with unrefined grungy folk, Little Donkey are … Continue reading

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