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Spectator competition winners: Henry James and other well-known writers look for love online

The Spectator 08 Jun 2023
In Competition No. 3302, you were invited to compose a dating app profile for a writer of your choice ... This led me to wonder how other writers might set themselves apart in the online dating scrum. A shout-out to Paul A ... Nick MacKinnon, Sue Pickard, Paul D. Amer and Philip Roe also caught my eye, but the winners earn £30 ... Name ... Adrian Fry/Samuel Beckett ... .

First Look: Live like a student in new tourist accommodation at Trinity’s Printing House Square

The Irish Times 07 Jun 2023
Trinity College Dublin ... Photograph. Getty. Deirdre Falvey. Wed Jun 7 2023 - 12.42 ... Just in to the left past Botany Bay on the 16th century campus, and before the Samuel Beckett Centre, right beside Richard Castle’s 1734 Printing House, is McCullough Mulvin Architects’ stylish and striking Printing House Square ... Double room ... Photograph. Nick Bradshaw ... .

The heyday of Parisian erotica

The Spectator 06 Jun 2023
His Paris-based Olympia Press took on Samuel Beckett at a time when no British publisher wanted him, Vladimir Nabokov when Lolita was considered unprintable, William Burroughs when The Naked Lunch was regarded as obscenely incomprehensible, The Ginger Man by J.P ... Beckett called them ‘the Merlin juveniles’.

Top London school bans pupils from using ‘sir’ or ‘miss’ over ‘cultural misogyny’

AOL 06 Jun 2023
A top London state school has introduced a ban on pupils using the titles “sir” or “miss” to address headteachers, arguing the terms are “deeply unequal” ... Both feed into “a view of the world that diminishes women”, he added ... Please click here to do so ... He also said he draws inspiration for assemblies from Shakespeare, Yeats, Donne and Samuel Beckett ... .

Leading London head BANS pupils from using 'Sir' and 'Miss', calling the terms outdated and ...

The Daily Mail 06 Jun 2023
The assembly, titled 'no more Sir, no more Miss', has now been viewed more than 120,000 times ... One wrote ... In 2021, Mr Handscombe, who was introduced to Swift's music through his teenage daughters, told students he believed Swift deserved to take her place in the canon of great philosophers - alongside Shakespeare, Yeats, Donne and Samuel Beckett ... .

An invitation to reconsider: The role of the critic

Stanford Daily 06 Jun 2023
In our production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, we were fortunate to have as our critic Chloe Chow ‘23, a director, writer, actor and second-consecutive year Artistic Director of the Asian American Theater Project.

'We turned out pretty cool': Milton High School's Class of 2023 celebrates graduation

The Patriot Ledger 05 Jun 2023
Ella Aguilar, Nida Akram, Grace Allen, Justin Allen, Saeed Almazrouei, Madison Anderson, Hannah Andrews, Sienna Angus, Kerry Balerna, Liam Bartlett, Isabella Baylon, Olivia Beattie, KJ Beckett, Myles Bedingfield, Anie Blount, Jayden Boyer, Haley Boylan, Samuel Brady, Neville Brown, Barry Burke, Florian Burnet, Justice Burnett, Timothy Busconi.

Yan Ge: ‘I see this collection like a journey of me finding out what kind of writer I want to be in English’

The Irish Times 03 Jun 2023
Writer Yan Ge talks about writing her first book in English, living in Ireland and her desire to do stand-up. The quality of Elsewhere makes us hopeful that Yan Ge will write more in English. Photograph. Ken Chen. John Self. Sat Jun 3 2023 - 15.12 ... She makes a living from it ... Samuel Beckett, Vladimir Nabokov, Jhumpa Lahiri ... READ MORE. Brianna Parkins ... .

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 01 Jun 2023
Marriages. Fuxin Yu, 35, and Chanae Duff, 28, both of Little Rock. Jane Luckey, 75, and Nancy Reed, 73, both of Little Rock. Tyler Schraedar, 23, and Clare Quaid, 23, both of Roland ... Samuel Beckett, 26, and Kirsten Wilmeth, 25, both of Fayetteville ... Robert Bradley, 27, and Brenna Allen, 26, both of Maumelle ... .

48 hours in Dublin: New Aer Lingus flight from Cleveland makes for an easy international getaway

Cleveland 01 Jun 2023
DUBLIN, Ireland – Three things I learned in Dublin last week. ... * There are more people of Irish descent around the world than there are people in Ireland. * I never thought I liked Guinness, but I’ve been drinking it all wrong ... The school boasts a long list of literary alumni, including Jonathan Swift, Samuel Beckett, Oscar Wilde and Bram Stoker ... St.

What’s the Use of William Blake?

Scheerpost 28 May 2023
Even the music, art, and literature he most admired – works that were independent, original, and challenging – like the 12-tone compositions of Alban Berg, the novels of James Joyce and plays of Samuel Beckett — served as alibis for the rest of the culture and were thus complicit in the political regression of the age.

‘Can the two selves help each other?’ Mike Brearley on Bazball, Test cricket and psychoanalysis

The Observer 28 May 2023
Anything can happen,” Mike Brearley says as, at the age of 81, he leans forward in anticipation of the sporting event of the summer ... Read more ... Brearley is also very funny when describing a play he recently saw about his old friend Harold Pinter and Samuel Beckett as cricketers and how he suggested it should have been called Yes … No … Wait ... I said ... .

Pete Brown, 82, beat poet put words to 'Sunshine of Your Love'

The Buffalo News 27 May 2023
Dec. 25, 1940 – May 19, 2023 ... He was 82 ... Let it roll.'" ... He returned to verse and published his first poem in 1961 in Evergreen Review, the boundary-breaking literary magazine based in the United States that filled its pages with work by luminaries like Samuel Beckett, Jean Paul Sartre, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Miller and William Burroughs ... ....

Stephen Tompkinson stars as playwright Samuel Beckett in first show since trial

AOL 25 May 2023
Tompkinson has now begun touring with the Original Theatre company starring as Nobel prize winner and playwright Samuel Beckett opposite Andrew Lancel, who plays fellow Nobel prize winner and playwright Harold Pinter.

Stephen Tompkinson begins touring stage premiere of new play in first show since he was ...

The Daily Mail 25 May 2023
Tompkinson has now begun touring with the Original Theatre company starring as Nobel prize winner and playwright Samuel Beckett opposite Andrew Lancel, who plays fellow Nobel prize winner and playwright Harold Pinter ... Stephen Tompkinson as playwright Samuel Beckett (left) and Andrew Lancel as Harold Pinter in Shomit Dutta's production of Stumped.

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