Summer Reading 2022 – News

Mysterious. Ancient writers. The story of the method. Governments are doing bad things. This is just one of the items on our staff’s summer reading list. We went through the company to find out what interests our colleagues when they hit the beach (or sleep) on vacation. Here’s what they said. Liz Bell, Online Education … Read more

By George: adaptation of Middlemarch | The Application Board

Middlemarch It is “classic” because it still has resonance today, and the story needs to survive in many different and relevant interpretations. But the only translation known is the translation from the literary form to the dramatic. Drama is the development of character under the pressure of action. When I changed Eliot Adam Bede many … Read more

Letters: ‘My Life in Middlemarch’

Dear George To the Editor: Revisit Rebecca Mead’s “My Life in Middlemarch” (Jan. 26): The driving theme of “Middlemarch” is Dorothea Brooke’s mistaken belief that she is married to a genius. A similar theme is Lydgate’s marriage to a beautiful and wealthy woman. Joyce Carol Oates, a winner, could be forgiven for not knowing every … Read more