Daily Archives: April 11, 2019

Time Well Set, Alone Through Plans

I wondered how long it would take to make a set Of all of the places we would go when we were alone, But then I wondered how we would make it through If we not only had to accomplish … Continue reading

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Laudis Genere Operum

Let us write in praise of generic works.  For a long time I have pondered the disconnect that exists from some critics and creative people and those who are the predominant consumers of art and music and technology.  For example, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Joe Turner’s Come And Gone (The Century Cycle #2)

Joe Turner’s Come And Gone (The Century Cycle #2) by August Wilson While I am unaware of any connections between this particular play and the rest of the series (this is the sixth of ten plays in the Century Cycle … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gem Of The Ocean (The Century Cycle #1)

Gem Of The Ocean (The Century Cycle #1), by August Wilson Here in the first play of a ten-play epic series of dramas about black life in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the playwright sets up tensions and conflicts that will reverberate through … Continue reading

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Book Review: Radio Golf (The Century Cycle #10)

Radio Golf (The Century Cycle #10), by August Wilson In this play the author ends his century cycle where he began it, at the very same address, in struggling with the reality and the rhetoric of urban renewal in 1990’s … Continue reading

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