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Which American Literature Heroine Are You?

By Katie HayOctober 22, 2012
Sure, we all love a swashbuckling and strapping male hero, but let's be honest: if it wasn't for the classic heroines of... More  →
Which American Literature Heroine Are You?

Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

By Vadim NewquistOctober 8, 2012
Herman Melville's classic tale of revenge and whale blubber is about to get the old Hollywood reboot treatment in a big way.... More  →
Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

Updating the Covers of Classic Books

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 26, 2011
Required reading would be much more fun if the covers of so-called classics reflected modern tastes. If publishers and educators were smart,... More  →
Updating the Covers of Classic Books

The Daily Trials of an English Major: Theme Parties!

By ContributorDecember 30, 2010
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from studying at a state university, it’s that people love a good theme party. My Monday... More  →
The Daily Trials of an English Major: Theme Parties!

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 6

By ContributorDecember 13, 2010
wakwy's a natural at blogging the classics! —Sparkitors Chapter 7: The Governor's Hall The chapter is called "The Governor's Hall," but right... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 6

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 5

By ContributorDecember 6, 2010
Chapter 6 The chapter opens with Hester-Biscuit waiting for her young daughter Pearl to become a wild beast. No, seriously. She thinks that because... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 5

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 4

By ContributorNovember 29, 2010
wakwy’s back with the most misery-laden Scarlet Letter blog yet. Get excited, people! –Sparkitors Chapter 5 Two weeks ago I asked for... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 4

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 3

By ContributorNovember 22, 2010
wakwy wakwy wakwy... we love saying her name in our head. Also Sparklers, we highly recommend... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 3

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 2

By ContributorNovember 15, 2010
Wakwy's back to tell us about part two of sudsy soap drama (right?) The Scarlet Letter. –Sparkitors So, Hester (nickname suggestions? I get... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 2

Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 1

By ContributorNovember 8, 2010
wakwy is taking on Puritan romance (kinda) The Scarlet Letter. Take it away, wakwy! –Sparkitors First off, I’d like to say... More  →
Blogging The Scarlet Letter: Part 1