"The Dead of Spoon River"

An Adaptation of Edgar Lee Masters' "Spoon River Anthology"

By James M. Kemp

 

 

 

 

 

 

Items related to my rewrite in 2017
 

 

Original 1998 Cover Design

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My photo of the Spoon River near Galesburg, Illinois

 

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My watercolor of the set design for The Dead of Spoon River.

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The Hallwas annotated edition of "Spoon River Anthology

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My map/collage of Spoon River Country.

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My photo of a log cabin at Lincoln's New Salem State Park near Springfield, Illinois.

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My oil painting of the Spoon River near Galesburg, Illinois.

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My photo of a memorial to the nephew of William Cullen Bryant at the Lewiston cemetery. This relates to Masters' poem "Percy Bysshe Shelley".

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Contemporary view of a building mentioned by Masters.

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Click here to read Act 1 and Act 2 of my 2017 rewrite of "The Dead of Spoon River".

The Dead of Spoon River - Reader's Theatre Version

 

Click here to watch a You Tube video about the music I have selected for this project.

https://youtu.be/RoPKymqc_Qk

 

 

Click here to watch a You Tube video about the Spoon River Country.

https://youtu.be/1KKiKuWP-IY  

Listen to an MP3 of music selected for my rewrite.

Singing In The Rain  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

Copyright 2017 James M. Kemp

Last update - 1/19/2017

contact - dzinor@gmail.com