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Fall 2014 Issue

Theatre Review: On “The Belle of Amherst” By Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook reviews “The Belle of Amherst”, starring Joely Richardson, a one-woman show concerning the life of Emily Dickinson.

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Winter 2012 Issue

Hunger for Love: David Winner’s The Cannibal of Guadalajara By Tyler C. Gore

Review: The Cannibal of Guadalajara by David Winner (Gival Press, 2010). Don’t be let the lurid title fool you; it’s well-chosen, but not for the reasons you might think at first….

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Fall 2010 Issue

Film Review: The Fall (2008) By Allison Har-Zvi

The Fall, a 2008 film directed by Tarsem Singh and starring Lee Pace and Catinca Untaru, explores the power of fantasy to impact reality and become inextricably tangled with the real world.

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Modern Math By JGB

Discussed in this review: A Disappearing Number, Sweeney Todd, Company, A Little Night Music, Munch and Matisse, The Phantom of the Opera, and Shadow of the Wind.

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Fall 2009 Issue

Child of the World By Chelsea Langford

Review: Far From Algiers by Djelloul Marbrook. A full half year ago now, I found myself dropped lightly and very unceremoniously in another part of the world. I saw my new city from the iced-over plane window: orange and terracotta browns in a circle of antiquity….

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Fall 2008 Issue

On Embracing the Fantastic By Rebecca Fox

Early last April, I attended my great-uncle’s funeral. Other than that of my maternal grandmother, it was the first funeral that I had attended, and I wasn’t certain how to be a guest. My great-uncle was one of those people of whom I could conjure up certain, vivid images: throwing his head back and laughing, […]

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