[Bb 190327 PHS Students Reactions to “Love…”] In March 2019, high school students from the Pembroke Hill School participated in a beta test of Unit 1 of our new T&S Curriculum. History teacher Ms. Jeanette L. Jones asked her students to read the introduction and first scene of the historical drama “Love in the Age […]
Love in the Age of Hitler: A Courtship in Letters, 1938–1940 An historical drama by K. Scott Baker, Andrew Stuart Bergerson, and Deborah Parker. The letters of Hilde and Roland lend themselves to adaptation as an historical drama for many reasons. There is drama in their self-presentation as letter writers, in the challenges they face at building their relationship, and in their struggles to […]
[380921–1‑1] L. on September 21, 1938 Dear Miss. [Laube]! On Monday after our last encounter, I paged through the calendar — four weeks, so many pages. And now they are almost behind us, next Saturday already —.
[380912–2–1] O., on September 12, 1938 Dear Mr. [Nordhoff]! I wanted to write you yesterday, but my girlfriend’s visit kept me from it. I was a little annoyed by it, especially since my parents were visiting grandmother yesterday — I would have been pleasantly alone and undisturbed. Sometimes I am envious of your solitude. I had […]
[380905–1–1] L., on September 5, 1938 Dear Ms. [Laube]! The echo of last Sunday long resonated with me, and there was no discord in the sound. Your question at the end of the letter said to me that you too were satisfied. Already when I was on the train, I was vexed by my own inept […]