Monday, November 28, 2005
...saw The Big Sleep on Turner Classic Movies last night (the 1946 Howard Hawks version) and was mesmerized, not just by Bogart and Bacall, but by the presence of a rare book dealer at the center of the plot. It struck me as significant somehow that Chandler used a book dealer--that in the 30's and 40's this effectively signaled an operation that was at once highly cultured, mysterious, and lucrative, with ominous overtones of skullduggery at the same time. Surely Dr. Rosenbach helped to shape this image, especially in the 20's and 30's when the company was most successful and most in the public eye. ...also the interiors of the Sternwood house seem to reflect Philip R's tastes.
Thursday, November 10, 2005
The African American History in
The focus of the African American mapping project will be African American history, culture, and contributions in
Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, African Americans in
For their first trip, the Harambee students traveled to
The students most recently traveled to North Philadelphia to