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Scene from Jaws: the USS Indianapolis

Think for a second about soliloquies in film, and then find me one that surpasses Quint’s narration of the shark infested horror of the USS Indianapolis from Jaws, you’ll be hard pressed. Jaws is a work of art of the … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite performance of literature?

OK, I just stopped in at the great Terry Kennedy’s Literature in Performance blog, and I noticed the students were starting to post examples of poetry readings found around the web.  One student, LoneEagle, actually put a clip up from … Continue reading

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Call Me Ishmael

Some years ago – never mind how long precisely – having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of … Continue reading

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