Its soundtrack is by the Kronos Quartet. I have missed it in San Francisco but this link has opening dates for the whole country. Axé.
In Langston Hughes, I Wonder as I Wander, page 397, we find a notice printed on Barcelona music hall programs in 1938: JUST A MOMENT, COMRADE The United Syndicate of Public Spectacles begs you to have the greatest respect for all the comrades you are going to see on stage. They are workers just as … More Vallejo
My grandfather and my (great) uncle Dmitri were football fans and Cal fans, but they rooted for Stanford due to scandalous decisions made by the Cal coach in 1928. My father was 4 at the time and did not understand the details of the scandal. The result, however, is that he was taken from Berkeley … More “An athletic organization posing as an academic establishment”
I am going on vacation. Listen to this sonic vévé. We will all meditate. Axé.
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Staged after the death of the lovers and their father, and the loss of the family lands and fortune, María asks the reader to mourn a world that felt moribund well before its passing. The noble characters seem marked for death: María suffers from the epilepsy that also felled her mother, and Efraín’s father spends … More 365 — now I have finished my clarion call, and can go into the material, but is this repetitive already?
Baton Rouge Advocate, June 23, 2013 — Letters On Monday, F. King Alexander will officially assume his responsibilities as LSU president. He will do this amid an exodus of LSU administrators, a disappointing legislative session and a growing need for leadership independent of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s grip on the LSU Board of Supervisors and other higher education officials … More Bradley Guin
This unknown novel, Sofía. It plays on Cecilia Valdés and keeps saying “las apariencias engañan.” Axé.
Page 79 is where she says Isaacs’ novel is “atypical” in its anti-mestizaje stance. On page 80 she says romance was used as a figure for national unity although not equality. I do not think it is accurate to put a writer like Alencar in the same basket as Villaverde. Alencar (O Guaraní) talks about … More More things wrong with Doris Sommer’s book
Set largely on slave plantations, all three novels are key works in their national canons. Like several other narratives from the Latin American nineteenth century, their plots feature romances that fail due to varying combinations of incest and miscegenation. In Cecilia Valdés most clearly, the patriarch Cándido Gamboa is the literal father of both lovers. … More 290