Tag Archives: Shakespeare

On the Uses of Nostalgia

I’m writing a short story inspired by the Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris (SPOILER ALERT), one of whose main theme is nostalgia for eras gone by. The protagonist (of the film, not my story) imagines 1920s’ Paris as the … Continue reading

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When the Living Desire the Dead

Seeing My First Shakespeare Their dance of destiny was foreshadowed all the way. I knew the story but not the full text and watched with mild suspense as Romeo and Juliet’s last encounter twisted into strange necrophiliac porn. She lay … Continue reading

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