Posts Tagged ‘Pierre Bayard’

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Black Swan, Hamlet, The Banquet

Yes, another post about film, but these are after all the last days before the Oscars. I have been thinking again about Black Swan, and been reminded of Shakespeare’s most famous lines: A tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury Signifying nothing. And, as often, thinking of the Bard made me think about […]



Bayard Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong

Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong, by Pierre Bayard

First I must thank Arnie Perlstein, fellow member of Eighteenth Century Worlds, for bringing to my attention this essay, subtitled Reopening the Case of the Hound of the Baskervilles, by Pierre Bayard (no relation to Louis Bayard.) I became all the more interested that the plot of The Hound of the Baskervilles is eerily similar […]