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Culture

Austen Auteur: 6 Dream Director-Jane Austen Pairings

If we could have it our way, we’d pair these six directors with adaptations of these six Jane Austen books.

Books

Influential Books, Revisited: The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan’s groundbreaking The Feminine Mystique is integral to feminism's canon. We explore the book's road to publication and how it's viewed today.

News

See 1971’s ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’ on the Big Screen

For only two days, the original 1971 movie ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’ will screen in theaters.

Culture

Why We’re Still Afraid of ‘Virginia Woolf’ 50 Years Later

The film adaptation of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is fifty years old - and the story is still as disturbingly poignant as ever.

Books

The Epic Inexhaustibility of Shakespeare: What Giveth?

With the arrival of Anne Tyler's latest novel, Vinegar Girl, a new take on The Taming of the Shrew, we're considering the ongoing adaptability of Shakespeare.

Culture

Why ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ Still Matters

If ever there were a book that wouldn’t be adapted today, it’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. About an eccentric 1930s Scottish teacher who played favorites, pimped out her students to a colleague