Tag: alternative classics

Shake Up Your Required Reading List with These Reimagined Classics

Shake Up Your Required Reading List with These Reimagined Classics

It’s October and we’re settling into the school year, so it’s the perfect time to shake up required reading lists. I love the classics, but I’ve also got some reimaginings of these favorites to jump-start your Socratic seminar. These take you beyond John Gardner’s Grendel and Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea—which are already required reading anyway, right? […]

Biblioweb: Qwiklit

Biblioweb: Qwiklit

I don’t know very many book groups that don’t choose a classic title to read every year. But if the group is getting tired of cycling through the typical Western canon, give them this list of lesser known classic novels. Qwiklit, a blog of interesting posts about poetry, theatre, literature, and literary theory, has compiled […]

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