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It Was Definitely a Time: The First Line of Dickens’s A TALE OF TWO CITIES

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.

AS IF!: Literary References in Clueless

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

Ripe For Some Queering: LGBTQ Plots For the Classics

Adapting the stories of classic literature to include LGBT characters and themes.

My Evening with Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood on science, literature, and art.

Advanced Citizenship: A Reading List for Becoming an Informed Voter

In the opening sequence of the first episode of The Newsroom, the main character, newsman Will McAvoy, is asked the ...