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Index Cards, Typewriters, Trollope, and Mac: Honoring Old School

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Cynthia Huggins

My dissertation director was old school. A Princeton graduate, he refused to answer to "Dr. Bulgin," insisting on "Mr. Bulgin" instead. Similarly, he ...

New Year's Fiscal Cliff Hangover

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

Considering the art of rock climbing and sport of cliff scaling, we might have better fiscal sports analysis from ESPN than CNN. We know it's got something to do with debt and taxes. Just what we're not clear.

ReThink Review: Wuthering Heights - Modernized Classic

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Oscar-winner Andrea Arnold has pulled off something very special with her adaptation of Emily Brontë's literary classic Wuthering Heights -- she's made a story that's over 150 years old feel modern without modernizing it.

'Second Bananas' Who Were First-Rate Authors

Dave Astor | Posted 06.12.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Why do some 19th-century novelists resemble the pre-2004 Boston Red Sox or some current singers other than Adele? This post will explain!

Anne Bronte's Religious Imagination

Michael Gilmour | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

For readers interested in the intersections of theology, the Bible, and creative writing, Anne Brontë's books offer a wealth of fascinating material,

The Best Two Half-Decades in Literary History

Dave Astor | Posted 10.08.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

They were unplanned "Five-Year Plans" for the ages: the amazing proliferation of classic novels published from 1846 to 1851 and from 1922 to 1927. And, believe it or not, one author had a book in both those periods!

They Wrote Gothic Romances And Science Fiction Too

The Independent | Posted 08.10.2011 | Books

They might be known for their gothic romances, but the Brontë sisters also created some of the earliest examples of science fiction. When Charlotte, ...

How Wuthering Heights Caused A Critical Stir When First Published

Telegraph | Nick Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The producers of the new BBC Radio 3 adaptation of Wuthering Heights say they want to recreate the 'shocking impact' of the book when it was published...

Show Me the Sex

Suzanne Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Suzanne Morrison

Christmas is the time for 19th century novels, especially of the English variety. I've always hated them. The Brits, I decided at 13, were frustrated, neutered people. I didn't want to visit England, for fear my genitals would wither and harden like a dried pomegranate.

Brontes Are Hollywood's New Jane Austen? Three New Films Suggest Brontes' Rise In Popularity

USA Today | Maria Puente | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Move along, Jane Austen. Hollywood is hot for the Brontës again. Filmmakers' long affair with the divine Miss Austen is finally waning, after two de...