Home / Entertainment

Entertainment

Entertainment

Daring idea, but flawed e xecution, in ‘Day of Absence’

daring idea but flawed e xecution in day of absence 310x165 - Daring idea, but flawed e xecution, in ‘Day of Absence’

Ward’s award-winning satirical myth, a success when it premiered in 1965, imagines what occurs in a Southern city when the entire African American citizens mysteriously disappear. A co-founder of the Negro Ensemble Corporate, Ward conceived the play as a “opposite minstrel display” wherein African American actors in whiteface would painting …

Read More »

Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

Harold Bloom, the eminent critic and Yale professor whose seminal “The Nervousness of Affect” and despair regard for literature’s outdated masters made him a well-liked writer and standard-bearer of Western civilization amid trendy traits, died Monday at age 89. Bloom’s spouse, Jeanne, mentioned that he were failing well being, despite …

Read More »

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize

margaret atwood and bernardine evaristo share booker prize 310x165 - Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have turn out to be the primary authors to collectively win the Booker Prize for Fiction. Atwood’s The Testaments and Evaristo’s novel Woman, Girl, Different earned every writer an equivalent proportion of the £50,000 prize. Atwood, 79, is the oldest ever Booker winner, whilst Evaristo …

Read More »