Dec. 27, 1997
Survey of Literature
Today's Reading: "Survey of Literature" by John Crowe Ransom from SELECTED POEMS, published Alfred A. Knopf, 1969.
Today is the birthday of German astronomer, Johannes Kepler in 1571.
French chemist and microbiologist, Louis Pasteur was born on this day in Dole, Jura, France, 1822.
Actress Marlene Dietrich (THE BLUE ANGEL) was born in Berlin on this day in 1901.
J.M. Barrie's play PETER PAN or THE BOY WHO WOULDN'T GROW UP, opened on this evening in London in 1904.
The Abbey Theatre in Dublin also opened on this night in 1904.
Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern's musical SHOWBOAT premiered in New York City at the Ziegfield Theater in 1927.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®