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The New York Review of Books

“The New York Review of Books (or NYREV or NYRB) is a semi-monthly magazine[2] with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs. Published in New York City, it is inspired by the idea that the discussion of important … Continue reading

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Salvatore Giuliano – Francesco Rosi (1962)

“The trailer for Salvatore Giuliano (1962) begins with a town crier walking down a Sicilian street, banging a drum. This is followed by a group of men distributed across the town square, one playing a Jew’s harp. The crier is … Continue reading

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Doc Watson & Son (1965), The Moray Eels Eat The Holy Modal Rounders (1968), Even Dozen Jug Band (1963)

“Merle Watson’s debut with father Doc Watson was recorded shortly after they performed their first concerts together in California, and it shows the duo’s musical partnership already in full flower, an incredible fact considering that Merle had only been picking … Continue reading

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Ellen Stewart

Ellen Stewart built one of New York’s most influential institutions, La MaMa Experimental Theater Club. “Ellen Stewart (November 7, 1919 – January 13, 2011) was an African-American theatre director and producer and the founder of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. … Continue reading

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The Anti-Vietnam War Movement In 39 Photos

Prominent civil rights leaders and activists would come out against the war as the decade wore on. In 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. told the Harlem Riverside Church congregation. “In 2003, Senator John Kerry offered the following thoughts on the … Continue reading

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Cut-up technique

“The cut-up technique (or découpé in French) is an aleatory literary technique in which a written text is cut up and rearranged to create a new text. The concept can be traced to at least the Dadaists of the 1920s, … Continue reading

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Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys (1966)

“Wide Sargasso Sea is a 1966 novel by Dominica-born British author Jean Rhys. The author lived in obscurity after her previous work, Good Morning, Midnight, was published in 1939. She had published other novels between these works, but Wide Sargasso … Continue reading

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