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“Shakespeare, in this, the last play completely from his hand, is inventing science fiction.”

The Tempest Act One, Part Two By Dennis Abrams —————————— An interesting take from A.D. Nuttall: “In the television series Star Trek Captain Kirk of the starship Enterprise says ‘Are you feeling emotion, Mr. Spock?’ Spock, as his ears show, … Continue reading

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“What I have been I have forgot to know.”

Pericles Act Two, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ——————————————— To continue with G. Wilson Knight’s “The Writing of Pericles”: “The opening of Act II brings us closer than ever before to the Shakespearean tempest; we have, as it were, a … Continue reading

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“Master, I marvel how the fishes live in the sea./Why, as men do a-land: the great ones eat up the little ones.”

Pericles Act Two By Dennis Abrams ————————————————- Scenes 5-9:  As news arrives regarding Trailart’s plot, Pericles once again leaves, but is shipwrecked in a storm. He is washed up on the shore near Pentapolis, where he is looked after by … Continue reading

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