[ilds] Durrell's Play Sketch for "The Maze": Paris, 1937?

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Fri May 27 06:17:23 PDT 2011


Thanks.


Bruce



On May 26, 2011, at 11:56 PM, Richard Pine wrote:

> It's in SIUCarbondale. Collection 42/7/35
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
> To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> Cc: Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
> Sent: Thu, May 26, 2011 10:59:38 PM
> Subject: [ilds] Durrell's Play Sketch for "The Maze": Paris, 1937?
> 
> Richard,
> 
> The play sketch you mention below — where is it?  Is this a notebook in your 
> possession?  And what's the citation?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 
> Bruce
> 
> 
> 
> On May 16, 2011, at 12:39 AM, Richard Pine wrote:
> 
>> A possible origin of the 'minotaur' incident is to be found in Theodore 
>> Stephanides' 'Island Trails' pp. 54-58.
>> LD also wrote a play sketch (maybe in Paris, 1937) : 'The Maze: the guide dies 
> 
>> while conducting a tour of the maze: leaving the dramatis personae lost in it: 
>> a 
>> 
>> boy, a girl, a parson, a policeman, a thief, an undertakere, a whore, an old 
>> lady: the stranger'.
>> RP
>> 
>> 
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com>
>> To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>> Sent: Mon, May 16, 2011 10:19:28 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ilds] Myths
>> 
>> On 15/05/11 11:54 PM, Denise Tart & David Green wrote:
>>> the German use of the caves for storing explosives and the later
>>> instability of the caves as a result of the Germans blowing up their
>>> remaining munitions. It is clear from the novel that the caves were
>>> regarded as unsafe, so what befalls the cast has a basis in reality even
>>> if, in effect, the labyrinth is a metaphoric construct and the minotaur
>>> a useful imaginative projection of people's fear's and Larry's literary
>>> playfulness.
>> 
>> Good attention, David.  And kindred issues return in /Quinx/ nearly 40 
>> years later.
>> 
>> I'm convinced and will open my copy to the last chapter on the morning's 
>> train!  I have James Brigham's teaching notes on /The Dark Labyrinth/, 
>> which are rather elaborate.  I'll pull those out this week too and see 
>> what secrets Jay can contribute to the conversation.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> James
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________
> ILDS mailing list
> ILDS at lists.uvic.ca
> https://lists.uvic.ca/mailman/listinfo/ilds
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________
> ILDS mailing list
> ILDS at lists.uvic.ca
> https://lists.uvic.ca/mailman/listinfo/ilds




More information about the ILDS mailing list