A Jane Austen fan takes a look at some of the radical elements of the author's stories as well as her societal critiques.
Taking a look at the Thomas Hardy classic, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, and its character, William Boldwood, as an early fictional example of an incel.
A reader recounts an in-class rebellion to fight for space to discuss queerness in Woolf's ORLANDO, and how that rebellion encouraged her as a reader.
Find out how well you know both bold, poetic feminist powerhouse writers by deciding who said it: Fiona Apple or Virginia Woolf!
A reader and teacher on the educational philosophy she calls the Young Goodman Brown effect, named after the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Here's a small guide to help you ease into this formidable author's fiction, and to show you where to start with Virginia Woolf books.
What does "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times" mean? One reader investigates A Tale of Two Cities first line.
Catch up on the classics and let us help you sift through countless titles with this list of great free classics on Project Gutenberg.
When schools shifted online, culture shifted online, too. Now, there are more ways to experience Shakespeare online than ever before.
You may know King Arthur and Merlin, but there are many other characters from Arthurian legends worth considering. Here are some interesting ones.
In defense of the modern adaptation of classics.
Inspired by a Zoom course on early gothic literature, this comics reader recommends these classic gothic tales for the graphic novel treatment.
Meet new characters while revisiting comfortingly familiar narratives through these humorous versions of classics told in fiction and comics.
Many of us read the Harper Lee classic, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, in school, but how much of it went over our heads, and how much remains all too timely?