• Fine Arts,  Humanities

    New Reference Book: The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

    The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, 4th edition by David Thomson,  Knopf, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 T38N A biographical catalog of international (yet mostly Western) actors. Examples include: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Jeff Daniels, Heinosuke Gosho, Vivien Leigh Helpful for: Humanities, Film Studies, Theater

  • Fine Arts,  History,  Humanities,  Language,  Literature,  Research

    New Reference Book: The Eloquent Shakespeare

    The Eloquent Shakespeare by Gary Logan, University of Chicago Press, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 822.3 zL82E A pronouncing dictionary to  Shakespeare’s complete dramatic works, with notes.  Written by the director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting this unique reference book seeks to standardize pronunciation for the stage. Learn to pronounce: •    Alphonso •    cap-a-pe •    eyas-musket •    Oxfordshire •    wolt Helpful for:  Humanities III, Humanities V, Shakespeare, Theater, Fiske Cup

  • Library News

    Ohrstrom Library Asks: Will You Be Mine? With (S)PS I Love You

    This Sunday evening, February 14th, Ohrstrom Library will host a very special event: (S)PS I Love You: A Musical Valentine from Ohrstrom Library. Beginning at 7:30 PM (sharp!) in the Baker Reading Room, Ohrstrom Library will present the SPS community with a living, breathing, singing, acting, musical Valentine’s Day card in the form of collaborative performances by many of St. Paul’s School’s biggest talents.  The evening’s program will include appearances by all of the a cappella groups, many student actors and actresses, a rock band, a jazz quartet and Madrigals. The evening will also feature many students and a few faculty members reading memorable lines, both very funny and poignant,…