Category: Drama

Review: Previously Read, Briefly Reviewed

Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger This collection of short stories has been sitting on my shelf for about a year. I love J.D. Salinger, but I suppose I was a bit leery of reading his short stories, as I’ve only read his novel The… Continue Reading “Review: Previously Read, Briefly Reviewed”

>Review: Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence

>Fast-paced, powerful, and engaging story about one of the trials of the century. Based on a true story, Inherit the Wind tells the tale of two “superstar” lawyers, battling over a schoolteacher’s imprisonment for including Evolution and Darwin’s text in his classroom. The trial… Continue Reading “>Review: Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence”

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 7

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Intelligent, witty, wry.. very enjoyable – though I think I still prefer one of her earlier novels, Northanger Abbey. While Pride and Prejudice is constructed and delivered, it lacks the brazen satire and social commentary (or condemnation) from… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies, Part 7”

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 6

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf My first Woolf novel, and I’m a bit disappointed. The language is too flower, the characters undeveloped. It seems Woolf attempts to evoke feelings from her readers without providing the necessary information – she glazes over deaths and… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies, Part 6”

Review: The Earlies Part 2

Freud for Beginners by Richard Appignanesi Doesn’t go into much depth about Freud’s theories, but it is a fun and fast introduction to all the major ideas. Definitely recommended for newcomers, such as myself. I’m a graduate student lterature and was looking for an… Continue Reading “Review: The Earlies Part 2”