#Classics

How Khalil Gibran’s THE PROPHET Became a Quiet Cultural Powerhouse

Have you heard one of the readings from The Prophet at a wedding? A look at how Khalil Gibran's book became a quiet powerhouse.

Ranking The 10 Best Edgar Allan Poe Stories

What are the 10 best Edgar Allan Poe stories?

Who is Anne Brontë, the Forgotten Brontë Sister?

Anne Brontë - an investigation into the Victorian novelist's life and how she became the forgotten Brontë sister.

The Queen of Shade and Sass: A Guide to the Humor of Jane Austen

From quips to satirical characters and lambasting the upper classes, Jane Austen's humor is woefully under-appreciated.

Retellings Keep the Classics Relevant

How retellings extend the life of the classics by inviting new readers in and exploring old and new ideas side-by-side.

Why Retellings of Classics From Authors of Color and Queer Authors Matter

Through recognizable characters and narratives, retellings by queer authors and authors of color show that these stories can belong to anyone, anywhere.

The Politics of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Is A Christmas Carol anti-capitalism or just reformist? Is it a morality tale? What was the author's intent, and how has it been read since?

Quiz: Which Jane Austen Villain Are You?

Take the Jane Austen Villain Quiz to find out if you are more like Mr. Wickham, Mr. Elton, or the haughty Lady Catherine de Bourgh.

In Defense of Beth March

Because Beth March has been misunderstood long enough.

The Many Adaptations of Alexandre Dumas’s THE THREE MUSKETEERS

A peek at just a few of the many perfect screen adaptations of THE THREE MUSKETEERS.