Posted on 04/12/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A low-budget movie adaptation of The Lord of the Rings made at the end of the Soviet Union has not...

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Posted on 04/11/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Passive Voice blog shared an article from a Canadian website that we suspect is sure to stir up strong...

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Posted on 04/07/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of you who have delayed a Brontë-themed trip (or who have had COVID delay their planned Brontë-themed trip), we’re...

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Posted on 04/05/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those who struggle with reading William Shakespeare’s works have long been advised to watch a performance or listen to them...

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Posted on 04/05/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ken Burns’s latest documentary series, Hemingway, premieres tonight on PBS. And, according to NPR reviewer David Bianculli, it’s well worth...

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Posted on 03/31/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The award for troll of the month goes to Arno Widmann, who wrote a guest column bashing Dante Alighieri to...

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Posted on 03/30/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The same folks who brought you Pride and Prejudice and Zombies have a new parody project in the works. Quirk...

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Posted on 03/26/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The provenance, but not necessarily the authorship, of two Sappho poems discovered in 2014 has given some scholars pause. The...

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Posted on 03/25/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have some perfectly timed news for Tolkien Reading Day! The Guardian reports that J.R.R. Tolkien’s estate has agreed to...

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Posted on 03/24/2021 at 09:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Northmoor Project announced Monday that it did not acquire enough backers to purchase J.R.R. Tolkien’s house in Oxford, England....

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