- The Hunt Storybook by Nate Hill
- King Lear Act 2 Scene 1 by William Shakespeare
- Buck: A Memoir (Book Cover) by MK Asante
- Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences by Jacques Derrida
- The Great Gatsby (Chapter IV) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost
- Decameron Day 6, Novella 1 by Boccaccio
- To This Day by Shane Koyczan
The most profoundly bleak of Shakespeare’s plays, King Lear, frequently plumbs the depths of human existence, and the role is thought to be one of the most challenging in theater. Samuel Beckett claimed that Lear was perfect, and there was nothing he could say about it: we beg to differ.
Lizzie Bennet? David Copperfield? Holden Caulfield?
Or are you more the Severus Snape type? Winnie-the-Pooh? Share your favorite fictional characters in the Forum.
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2014, we’re spotlighting some annotated classics by female authors of the past six centuries.
—Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love
—Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
—Emily Dickinson: “Because I could not stop for Death…” (712)
—Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, “Arraignment of the Men”
—Marianne Moore, “Marriage”
—Gwendolyn Brooks: “We Real Cool”
—Elizabeth Bishop, “One Art”
—Joan Didion, “Goodbye to All That”
—Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye