Gerrit Thurston

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A feisty Lady Windermere’s Fan at Brown

Late 19th-century England may have imprisoned, ostracized, and fatally broke the health of Oscar Wilde, but not before he took up his pen and successfully dueled with British hypocrisy in several successful social satires.
Social insecurity
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 11, 2011

Review: Brown's As You Like It turns the tables

There can be too much of a good thing, as Rosalind in As You Like It brings up in the course of things, thereby introducing the phrase to the English language. In a related caution, familiarity breeds contempt, as an Aesop's fable had it.
Role reversal
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 11, 2011