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Was This Man the Original Hermit Playwright?

George Bernard Shaw (July 26, 1856 – November 2, 1950) From my own perspective, I find people in general fascinating, but irritating beyond measure individually. The same could be said of Bernard Shaw, as he preferred to be called. Evidently, … Continue reading

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Death of the American Dream:

Death of a Salesman (February 10, 1949) I remember studying this play in high school. Even then, it seemed very old-fashioned. Set in the 1940’s, it chronicles the decline and fall of one man, Willy Loman, as he looks back … Continue reading

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Was His Sudden Death a “Times-Up” Event?

William Shakespeare (April 23, 1564 – April 23, 1616) Another WordPress blogger posted an interesting question today: was Shakespeare a Mason? I’d never considered that before. But it begs the question: how did he know so much of the ‘hidden’ … Continue reading

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