An article (in Russian) about the summer school I had the pleasure to teach at.
I make a brief appearance in this video…
…and in this one.
I watched Sam Mendes’ excellent film first, but the book turned out to be even better.
John Copley’s classic production sponsored by the Wadham College Middle Common Room.
I will need a lot of convincing to see another Twelfth Night anytime soon. Mark Rylance is astonishing as Olivia. All male cast includes Stephen Fry as Malvolio.
Mark Rylance as Olivia
Mark Rylance as Johnny Byron in Jerusalem
British cast members include: George Eliot, Maurice Bowra, Isaiah Berlin and Hugh Trevor-Roper.
As entertaining as Gore Vidal (also in), as witty as Saul Bellow (also in), as pretentious (at times) as Susan Sontag (also in).
A perfect Oxford novel.