Agosto by Tracy Letts

By Tracy Letts

El retrato de una familia disfuncional de l. a. América profunda en su peor momentoIngenio, acidez, ironía, tragedia y mucho humor negroTras l. a. desaparición del patriarca de los Weston una calurosa noche de de verano, el extended family se ve obligado a reunirse en los angeles casa standard de Pawhuska, Ocklahoma, donde sentimientos reprimidos du rante años estallan en un torrente de emociones. Todos estarán bajo los angeles influencia de Violet, una mujer que cuando no está absolutamente drogada por las píldoras, suelta veneno por l. a. boca; se enfrentarán con su pasado y su presente, entre secretos y verdades a medias.Premio Pulitzer de Teatro 2008, l. a. adaptación cinematográfica de los angeles novela está protagonizada por Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep y Ewan McGregor.

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The safest path was the spiritual middle ground and secular conformity that Elizabeth had anticipated and allowed. Was this Shakespeare’s path? The rituals of the church were one thing, religion and theology another, and faith still another. Best to make a show of the first and keep your head down about the rest. APPRENTICE Finishing at the King’s New School around 1579 or 1580, at age fifteen or so, William would have been expected to do something. Those with money, aristocratic connections, or overwhelming desire would eventually go to university.

At least two of Will’s schoolmasters, Simon Hunt and John Cottom, were Catholic. None of this means that Shakespeare was a Catholic. John’s absence at church is explained in those same documents as being caused by his fear of arrest for debts. Having distant Catholic relations, even high-profile ones, or Catholic schoolteachers, was not unusual at the time, when at least 5 percent of the population maintained the practices of the Roman Church. A mysterious document, found in 1757, complicates the picture, however.

However, he was more or less a prisoner of Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor and king of Spain, who was also Catherine of Aragon’s nephew. Some of Henry’s advisers, eager to bring the Reformation to England, helped to craft a solution: break from Rome. And so Henry and parliament did just that. Henry’s marriage to Catherine was voided and his union with Anne validated. He was made head of the Church of England, and all church properties were confiscated from Rome and fell under his control. The English Reformation was underway, in an act that was at once personal, political, and religious.

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