Posts Tagged: Arthur Miller

Market Researching My Desire

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I noted the weirdness, and then filed it away until a time I might really consider the implications of wanting to bury someone’s stockings. I was lost in metaphor, which meant I was lost in everything.

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Witchery and Wherefore

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One thing that has become clearer and clearer in recent years is that violent extremisms are not created in a vacuum, but rather by human beings whose moral thresholds have been altered, often by resistance to societies that are failing them. At Flavorwire, Moze Halperin investigates the witch narrative through the ages, from the time of Macbeth through to […]

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The Rumpus Review of The Witch

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The most interesting part of The Witch is that the family is so convinced of humanity’s fallen, sinful nature that it never occurs to them to even look for an aggressor from without.

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George Saunders,Timebends, and What Art Is Supposed to Do

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There is a great interview over at BuzzFeed Books with George Saunders in which he discusses Arthur Miller’s Timebends and what he believes the purpose of art is. I also found myself really excited by Miller’s basic assumptions about art: It’s important, it is supposed to change us, it’s not supposed to be trivial or […]

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Juicing With Arthur Miller

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“Drugs won’t do the writing for you, but steroids can take a monologue that would have gone to the warning track and knock it out of the park.” Apparently steroids are not just reserved for the athletic. At The Morning News, Kevin Guilfoile exposes the world of doping playwrights, especially Arthur Miller who had a […]

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