Daily Archives: March 20, 2019

Examining The Small World Of Laura Branigan

Many people will likely not remember who Laura Branigan was, especially younger people.  During the early to mid 1980’s she had three hit albums and numerous hit singles, most of them cover songs or songs that were written for her … Continue reading

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La Glorie, Or, Have Pity On The Poor Statesmen

One of the hazards of having lived a life where division has been a frequent part of one’s experience in institutions, and where the fear of civil war has long been present in one’s own society and frequently in one’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Henry V

Henry V, by William Shakespeare I first remember hearing about this play, at least indirectly, as a child.  Although I did not grow up reading (or watching) Shakespeare’s historical plays, since I did not come from a family that was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Henry IV: Part 2

Henry IV:  Part 2, by William Shakespeare Why is this play named the way it is?  On the one hand, there is a seamless connection to the first play, of which this is an obvious sequel, but on the other … Continue reading

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Book Review: Henry IV: Part 1

Henry IV:  Part 1, by William Shakespeare I must admit that as a reader of Shakespeare’s plays that I find a great deal less enjoyment out of his historical plays than I do out of most of his other plays.  … Continue reading

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