Posts Tagged ‘Herman Melville’

A Whale of a Tale: Samuel D. Hunter’s Play Offers Plenty of Food for Thought

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

thewhale-joanmarcus What is it with writers and whales? Ever since Herman Melville’s magnum opus, Moby-Dick, was published 160 years ago, cetaceans have provided an interesting allegory for man’s quest to defeat others and understand himself in literary forms. Just last year, Melvillean influence permeated Chad Harbach’s The Art of Fielding, arguably the best novel of the year. [&hellip
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Robert Warner: Master Printer

Written by Anam Baig on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Business, Our Town Downtown

Photo Credit: Patricia Voulgaris Master Printer at the South Street Seaport MUSEUM’s Bowne & Co. Stationers Robert Warner has been the master printer for 17 years at Bowne & Co Stationers, a modestly sized stationery store and printing press that is part of the South Street Seaport Museum. This piece of New York City history stands on cobble stoned sidewalks, giving New Yorkers and tourists [&hellip
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