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  • Ellis Ave., Chicago ($45-$65), 773-753-4472 extended through July 3 Nowadays most people think of "Porgy and Bess" as an opera, but it began life on Broadway, and there's a strong case to be made for performing the American "Carmen" (which is what "Porgy" is) not as a big-house opera but as a straight-from-the-shoulder music drama (which is what "Carmen" is).

    The Church on Catfish Row

  • These pieces are where fairy tales and fantasy go a little bit country: snow-covered prairies, big-house plantations, housing trust settlements, and abandoned barns are prominent settings in these tales; the characters' hearts are sometimes bigger than their vocabularies, sometimes smaller than their moth-filled purses.

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  • The core group includes Edelman, who is herself a big-house and self-published author, publicist, PR/Marketing Director, Claire McKinney, also a former acquisitions editor from a mid-size house, and Editorial Director, Carrie Cantor.

    Jonathan Fields: Bringing Sexy Back to Self-Publishing

  • Their "big-house literature," which blended descriptions of the social milieu of the ruling class with a nuanced and humorous appreciation of their society's crepuscular decay, includes marvelous works of art, such as Bowen's novel "The Last September" and Yeats's poetry from Coole Park, home of his aristocratic patroness, Lady Gregory.

    Behind the Green Veil

  • The king of the big-house builders, though, is riding the downturn with ease — or so he says.

    Hamptons Overdrive

  • And concludes: The idea of playing big-house mascot to a group of outlaws is not something Butcher finds terribly amusing.

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  • This is just another sign of conservatism, of course, by the big-house publishing industry which barely pays attention to poetry, let alone bother to spend the time to consider how each poetry project should be presented.

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  • And concludes:The idea of playing big-house mascot to a group of outlaws is not something Butcher finds terribly amusing.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • They were halfway down Hillside, the grandest of all the big-house streets, when Ronnie stopped.

    Every Secret Thing

  • She set off fast, leading me through big-house, unevenly painted hinterland passages reminiscent of those of Aynsford, of those of any house built with servants in mind.

    Come To Grief


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