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The Battle of Yorktown: Hamilton’s St. Crispian’s Day Speech

As I said in a previous post, Shakespeare’s language is my language, but his country is not my country.  This means that passages such as John of Gaunt’s speech in Richard II does not have the same effect in the … Continue reading

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“Think of Me” Is a Terrible Song

As I wrote a few months ago, I wrote about how I watched the 25th anniversary gala version of The Phantom of the Opera.  I hadn’t listened to the music in more than a decade, but suddenly felt like revisiting the … Continue reading

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