Alice Twombly has a B.A. in English from Brandeis and an M.A.T. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She taught Shakespeare and AP English at Teaneck H.S. for over 35 years. An educational consultant, photographer, and poet, Alice frequently lectures on literary topics at regional libraries, is the Curator of Thursdays Are For Poetry, a monthly poetry reading in Teaneck, and a member of Brevitas, an online poetry collective of over 70 poets in the NY Metro Area.
2.2.5Z Hard Times by Charles Dickens
Dickens’ shortest novel (1854) has been called “a bitter expose of capitalist exploitation during the Industrial Revolution in Victorian England.” It has such memorable characters as the harsh schoolteacher, Professor Gradgrind, and other unforgettable Dickensian creations. NEW!
1.2.5Z Deconstructing Othello
This class will feature a close look at the ways in which Shakespeare creates and balances Othello against his arch nemesis, Iago, in language, poetry, and action. Have on hand any good edition of the play. NEW!