“I took her hand in mine, and we went out of the ruined place; and as the morning mists had risen long ago when I first left the forge, so the evening mists were now, and in all the broad expanse of tranquil light they showed to me, I saw no shadow of another parting from her.”—Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (via the-final-sentence) (via awritersruminations) (via libraryland)
As previously reported, Oscar winner and stage vet Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Mike Nichols will reunite for a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. The New York Times confirms that the show, in which Hoffman will play the iconic role of Willy Loman alongside Broadway vet Linda Emond as Willy’s long-suffering wife, Linda, will hit Broadway in the fall of 2011.
“Perhaps all romance is like that; not a contract between equal parties but an explosion of dreams and desires that can find no outlet in everyday life. Only a drama will do and while the fireworks last the sky is a different colour.”—The Passion, Jeanette Winterson (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)