Dialect Is Destiny

13 September, 2016 Theater No comments
Dialect Is Destiny

It’s remarkable that a play about phonetics as a predictor of socioeconomic class would become an enduringly popular musical.

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El Cerritan Idiot

El Cerritan Idiot

American Idiot rocks El Cerrito.

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Some People Call Him Maurice

Some People Call Him Maurice

E.M. Forster’s gay romance Maurice isn’t nearly as well known as his other novels such as A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Howard’s End. Although the book was written in 1914, Forster only allowed it to be published after his death in 1970, as it was far too telling of the author’s own closeted homosexuality. It was also made into a Merchant Ivory film, as all Forster novels must, but not a particularly good one.

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