“The Dumbest Time in Human History”? Chronicling Culture with Matthew Gasda & Tara Isabella Burton

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Join playwright Matthew Gasda (Dimes Square, Zoomers) and novelist Tara Isabella Burton (Here in Avalon) for a conversation about chronicling the post-pandemic era, the "vibe shift" of 2020-22, and capturing… Continue reading “The Dumbest Time in Human History”? Chronicling Culture with Matthew Gasda & Tara Isabella Burton

Western Canon Book Club: Goethe’s Romantic Turmoil: The Sorrows of Young Werther

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Writer Henry Oliver continues the Western Canon Book Club series with a salon about the birth of Romanticism. Shakespeare's biggest influence was on the Romantics, the two generations of European writers who reimagined literature, philosophy, and society in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. One of the most dramatic results of this influence was…