Sunday Feb 17th, 2013

The tragic death of an actor

The farce is at its height: the old clown in the armchair is surrounded by whirling figures in outlandish doctors’ costumes, welcoming him into their brotherhood with a mock initiation ceremony. He takes the Latin oath: ‘Juro’, falters. His face crumples. The audience gasps – is something wrong? But the clown is grinning now, all is well, the dancing grows frenzied, the play rushes on to its… read more »

Monday Jul 21st, 2014

10 questions for Jenny Davidson

Oxford World’s Classics and the Bryant Park Summer Reading Series – See more at: http://blog.oup.com/index.php?s=bryant+park+summer+reading#sthash.Kq5996XY.dpuf
Thursday Jul 17th, 2014

So you think you know Jane Austen?

A literary quiz
Monday Jul 14th, 2014

Summer reading recommendations

A list for every literary imagination
Monday Jul 7th, 2014

Five questions for Rebecca Mead

Oxford World’s Classics and the Bryant Park Summer Reading Series
Monday
Jun 23rd, 2014

On Great Expectations

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Sunday
Jun 22nd, 2014

How much do you know about The Three Musketeers ?

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Saturday
May 31st, 2014

How well do you know short stories?

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Thursday
May 15th, 2014

A tale of two fables: Aesop vs. La Fontaine

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Friday
Apr 25th, 2014

How to write a classic

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Wednesday
Apr 16th, 2014

Money matters

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Tuesday
Apr 1st, 2014

Sherlock Holmes’ beginnings

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Monday
Mar 3rd, 2014

William Godwin’s birthday

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Wednesday
Feb 26th, 2014

The great Oxford World’s Classics debate

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