M.C. Gardner

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M.C. Gardner is a playwright, biographer, and  cultural essayist. His plays include: THE MAN FROM LLOYD’S and A PRESLEY PASSION. His two volume Walt Whitman study, WHITMAN’S CODE: A NEW BIBLE is published by Patcheny Press. Both Volumes are available on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com and selected fine book sellers.  The remainder of his catalogue will be published through 2015-16. His cultural essays are regularly featured  on  AnotherAmerica.org.  He is the founder of the Library Arts Alliance and the founder and chief editor of AnotherAmerica.org  Some of his work is listed below and accessed through variety of links on this website.

REVIEWS, ESSAYS, AND BOOK EXCERPTS

WHITMAN’S CODE: A NEW BIBLE, VOL. I & II

WALT WHITMAN, THE MICKLE STREET VAMPIRE

LILACS & LINCOLN: WALT WHITMAN & ALEXANDER GARDNER’S WITNESS TO WAR

BUDDHA BOOGIE: THE TAUTOLOGICAL PARADIGM

THE ASSASSINATION OF HEINRICH REINEBACH

HAROLD PINTER’S WAR:  BOOK REVIEW

BRUNO MASCOLO: ART CRITICISM

FARLEY’S JEWEL: BOOK  REVIEW

THE ANTHROPOLOGIST: BOOK REVIEW

FIVE ON FREED:

1. HOW SHALL WE BE SAVED? INTRODUCTION TO PLAYS VOL. II

2.  LIFE WITH LEO  THEATRICAL REVIEW

3.  EVERY THIRD HOUSE BOOK REVIEW

4.  APOCALYPSE NATION: PATIENT #1 PLAY REVIEW

5.  THE WHITE CROW THEATRICAL REVIEW

OF SONS AND SCIONS: POLITICAL ESSAY

TROY TRASHED:  FILM REVIEW

BRUCKNER’S 7TH: MUSIC REVIEW

LOKSHEN — PATRILINEARO: PLAY REVIEW

FLASH HOUSE: BOOK REVIEW

JESUS CHRISTS: BOOK REVIEW

CLASSICAL MONOLOGUES: BOOK REVIEW

JON FARRIS: AN APPRECIATION

BUDDHA BOOGIE INTRODUCTION AND CHAPTER 1

BUDDHA BOOGIE CHAPTER 3: THE EYES OF DEATH

BUDDHA BOOGIE CHAPTER 5: TAKES A LICKING AND…

THE EUMENIDES  (ELIOT’S BREAKDOWN (A SOUND EXCERPT FROM THE MAN FROM LLOYD’S ).

ELIOT’S SHOCK THERAPY ( A SOUND EXCERPT FROM THE MAN FROM LLOYD’S ).

2 TEXT EXCERPTS FROM THE MAN FROM LLOYD’S

PLAYBILL FROM A PRESLEY PASSION

OTHELLO (ESSAY)

THE ICEMAN REVIEWS

WEST (A POEM)

A ROSE (A POEM)

MORNING (A POEM)

PASTEBOARD MASKS (AN ESSAY ON THE BOOK OF JOB)

AS ANY STONE (AN ESSAY ON FALSTAFF AND SOCRATES)

POST MODERN (A PARABLE)

PLATO (ESSAY)

HISTORY OF THE BIBLE (ESSAY)

ECCLESIASTES AND ISAIAH

THOMAS MANN (ESSAY)

THE TOXIC WAVE: PLAY REVIEW

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