Horror Movies Written by Women

Horror Movies Written by Women

Despite being a fiction genre that was arguably created by a woman, and having many successful female novelists building on and compounding the success of Frankenstein in her wake, as a film genre horror remains a male-dominated field. Although many strides have been...
Shakespeare in Education: WP Edition

Shakespeare in Education: WP Edition

How Shakespeare is taught is often a minefield for educators. Not only is there the language barrier, where it can become increasingly difficult the further we get from the Elizabethan era to understand their way of speaking, there’s the conundrum of just how to...
Shakespeare Day: SmorgasBard

Shakespeare Day: SmorgasBard

It’s time once again to celebrate Shakespeare Day. We’ve previously covered staff picks for our favorite quotes, adaptations and characters. This year we’re adding in favorite plays and/or sonnets, but since we’ve had some staff shifts,...
Fall 2018 Read It Before (or After) You See It

Fall 2018 Read It Before (or After) You See It

On the heels of summer blockbusters, and jump-starting the holiday/award-show end-of-year push, is where often you’ll find a slew of literary adaptations released to theatres. The fall 2018 movie releases are no exception. Here’s a breakdown of a few upcoming releases...
Shakespeare Day: The Character’s the Thing

Shakespeare Day: The Character’s the Thing

Last year, in recognition of Shakespeare Day, the staff offered some of their favorite quotes and adaptations of his work. This year, some staffers offer their appreciation for particular characters and what makes portrayals of them compelling. Charlie My two favorite...

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