DELUXE EDITION (which only means that the image plates are printed in color).
A medley and fantasy of non-fictional and fictional prose that may make them become a book whose subtitle is "The... More > Most Subtly Characterized Creature in Literature", with literature in italics. On a perhaps unrelated subject, and not explicitly a theme in the book, would all readers know why Shakespeare did not allow publication of his writings in his lifetime? Supposed to be a writer so high in attitude that his literary works did not interest him for profit making: it is probably, though, that he did not wish for others than his own company to reap the financial boons of Shakespeare's dramatic success.< Less
"Marjorie's Intentions": A brief verse drama that is more joyous and less comic than one in reading or performance may want. A veritable tragedy. The author toyed with titling it... More > "Crass Oppression in Québec", but chose this more telling title. "The Triumphant Defeat Final of the Corsican": A wholly self-contained play from the other. The place is Waterloo, the play is brief, and the characters with speaking lines are all women, to rebound against the thoughts of the centuries, and the play is of the examining class. Then a friendly intermission, followed by four brief plays (Jehovah may be God, so he has to be correct, but MacDonald did review Kurosawa's "Fortress"). A total of six, making it a new evening at the theater.< Less
By the author of “We, The Novelist” and “A New Evening at the Theater”. A play. The humongous example of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" was so un-mitigating that even... More > the greatest novelists since, James Joyce in "Ulysses" and Proust in "In Search of Lost Time," took to the "idea" novel to outdo what could be, "The Brothers Karamazov". Joyce turned to linguistic tricks and the inferior Proust to metaphors, similes, digressions. Innocence about art once lost cannot be re-remembered.< Less