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Pursued by a Bear whose Name is Time

Like many of Shakespeare’s plays, in Winter’s Tale we are given a seemingly omniscient view of time.  Here the stuff of ancient Greece is mingled with Christian references.   574 more words

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A Winter's Tale in Winter

Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale begins with a familiar plot device, best friends divided because one person mistakingly believes that the other has betrayed him by sleeping with his partner.   455 more words

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Yakmala: Winter's Tale

Some movies take a long and circuitous route to cult infamy, from a chance viewing by a tastemaker to sold-out midnight showings presided over by a delusional auteur. 1,949 more words

Projected Pixels And Emulsion

Speak and listen

I have been to another world and come back.
Listen to me.

-Mark Helprin, Winter’s Tale

I’ve loved this quote for a long time.

I love it because we all have experiences that set us apart from everyone else, experiences that makes us feel like we’ve been to a different world.

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About Life

Religious arguments

We are an argumentative people. That’s “we” as in my family, Americans, humans. It’s a congenital trait, I’m afraid. Conflict is built into us. It’s not called the human “race” for nothing. 656 more words

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[MOVIE] Winter's Tale

Winter’s Tale is an allegorical 2014 American supernatural fable based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Mark Helprin. The film is written and directed by Akiva Goldsman (in his directorial debut) and stars Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, andRussell Crowe. 850 more words

Never Has A Story Been So Loved/Hated

After some diggin’ on this novel; I found it strange.

Bring on a tug-o’-war with A Winter’s Tale in
the middle – there would be no winner… 57 more words

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