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Collection Connections: 'The Weird Sisters' by Eleanor Brown
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Collection Connections: 'The Weird Sisters' by Eleanor Brown

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Elizabeth DeBold

Elizabeth DeBold revisits her December 2023 presentation on Eleanor Brown’s The Weird Sisters, a family story threaded with Shakespearean references.

Toast the Season with DCanter's Mulled Wine
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Toast the Season with DCanter's Mulled Wine

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Get into the festive spirit with this warming holiday beverage from DCanter.

'The Weird Sisters' Resource Guide
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'The Weird Sisters' Resource Guide

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Resources related to early modern family dynamics in preparation for our December book club discussion of The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown.

About 'The Weird Sisters'
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About 'The Weird Sisters'

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Introductory information on the December 2023 Folger Book Club selection, a family story threaded with Shakespearean references.

Prelude to the bear: Antigonus's agonizing decision in "The Winter's Tale"
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Prelude to the bear: Antigonus's agonizing decision in "The Winter's Tale"

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Philip Goldfarb Styrt

Philip Goldfarb Styrt argues that Antigonus and the famous bear scene are frequently misunderstood.

Slippery thoughts in "The Winter's Tale"
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Slippery thoughts in "The Winter's Tale"

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Douglas Clark

“Leontes puts a new spin on an idea familiar to those living in Shakespeare’s time: that one could fish for people,” writes Douglas Clark.

Collection Connections: 'Beheld' by TaraShea Nesbit
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Collection Connections: 'Beheld' by TaraShea Nesbit

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Rachel B. Dankert

Rachel B. Dankert revisits her November 2023 presentation on TaraShea Nesbit’s Beheld and the experience of early colonists in America.

Dramaturg's Notes: The Winter's Tale, 2023
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Dramaturg's Notes: The Winter's Tale, 2023

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Michele Osherow

Dramaturg Michele Osherow shares reflections on the themes explored in Folger Theatre’s 2023 production of The Winter’s Tale.

'Beheld' Resource Guide
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'Beheld' Resource Guide

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Resources related to colonial America in preparation for our November Book Club discussion of Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit.

About 'Beheld'
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About 'Beheld'

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Introductory information on the November 2023 Folger Book Club selection, which looks at the first recorded murder in the Plymouth colony.

Isaac Marion’s 'Warm Bodies': Containing and Curing Plague
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Isaac Marion’s 'Warm Bodies': Containing and Curing Plague

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Kathleen Miller

Dr. Kathleen Miller revisits her October 2023 presentation on Isaac Marion’s Warm Bodies and its connection to early modern plague practices.

'Warm Bodies' Resource Guide
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'Warm Bodies' Resource Guide

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Resources related to Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare and horror in preparation for our October Book Club discussion of Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion.

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