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DIDO FORSAKEN: Duties of the Ruling Class

Peter Barnes gained almost instant recognition, from relative obscurity with his play “The Ruling Class” in the late 1960’s.  The play came at the height of the 1960s counterculture movement, when the youth of the western world began to openly … Continue reading

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LORDLY & LADY PLEASURES : DUELING ABOUT COURTESIES OF CULTURE

It was called killing with courtesy and involved all the passions that could raise blood pressure: family, race, wealth, sex, social class , honor and identity. ”On 15 November 1712, two leading scions of the British aristocracy met in a … Continue reading

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