Mark Price, Elizabeth Schultz, Melville discussed on Studio 360


Mark price in moby dude which the play right david eyes very kindly created just for the show i'm curt anderson and i'm sitting here now with elizabeth schultz who was a deeply educated melville scholar and that's a fabulous three minute summary he really cats as just about all the poet he he does indeed and it also with obviously a sense of humour but of faith early deep reading of the book as well absolutely and let me tell you that many of the opening pathogens are hysterically funny so it's a humor is altogether appropriate we'll you know that's funny the the thing people don't know about malbo is that he was at the time wellknown known as a humor writer yeah he was and he knew every brand of humor that was going he was ironical he was the terror call heat was this loaded down with tonnes he could do all the voices just like the reader of the play dead blood let's hope the melville would appreciate this this bit have almajd oh i think he would the where you taught english and art history at the university of kansas odd to those sorts of tubular guys and girl for many years how do you find they react to this novel i would say that moby dick illicit fabulously why diverse unpredictable range of responses there are those who find that the novel is dumming and now ming and there are those who don't hesitate to compare moby dick survival it's the book that they have close by two open at any moment in any place and that it continues to inspire their lives when like hamlet with one of the few works of art that is truly inexhaustible everything that's conceivable exists in one form or another and it's so full of incredible delight the playwright tony kushner was a graduates too when he fell in love with moby dick and he says the.

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