#hamlet

OPHELIA with Daisy Ridley Gives Us a New Type of Hamlet Adaptation

I’ve been a Hamlet fan since reading it for a high school class senior year, so I was incredibly excited when I ...

AS IF!: Literary References in Clueless

It's not just an adaptation of Emma! Clueless is packed with literary references.

To Be or Not to Be: 10 Takes on Hamlet’s Famous Soliloquy

10 performances of Hamlet's "To be or not to be" soliloquy from David Tennant, Lawrence Olivier, and more.

9 Literary Halloween Costumes from the Lazy to the Committed

It’s October, and that means our thoughts are turning to costumes that will really turn heads. And I don’t mean ...

My Evening with Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, though small in stature, is a towering figure in literature. Her books are deep, entertaining, and read for ...

Read ‘Em: Shakespeare in the Comic Shop

Plays are not meant to be read. This was one of my first lessons when I began pursuing a degree ...

To Opera Or Not To Opera: AMLETO Reappears After 143 Years

On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014, Amelto – Franco Faccio’s little known and nearly lost opera based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet – ...

We Remember Robin Williams’ Most Bangarang Bookish Movie Roles

I was in the locker room of my gym last night, putting away my water bottle, when I looked up ...

When Assigned Reading is Pleasure Reading

I am a “bookworm.” I’ve always really enjoyed books and reading. But when I was in school there were always ...

5 Books for Baz Luhrmann’s Next Adaptation

Baz Luhrmann is the man who brought aquarium cute-meets and methamphetamines (not to mention a plus sign!!) to Romeo and ...

Flowchart Fridays: Date Night for Literary Men

Last week, when I posted a few little flowcharts about what YA heroines might do in a crisis, people seemed ...