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Jonathan Kalb

Jonathan Kalb teaches theater at Hunter College. His most recent book is Great Lengths: Seven Works of Marathon Theater.

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Why People Who Read Should Care About Emojis

My friend Anne sent me a lightning bolt. She also sent me three flexed biceps and a dripping faucet. Also a rainbow, a volcano, and a crying-with-joy face. No smiling pile of poop yet, and no frowning devil or smirking cat. She has nothing against those. The right occasions just haven’t arisen

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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