Jane Austen spent the last eight years of her life in a 17th century house in Chawton, England, now the Jane Austen House Museum. Louise West, Collections and Education Manager at the Museum, takes us inside Austen’s home and world. … Continue reading
Using popular culture texts in the classroom offers students an alternative way to demonstrate their literacy knowledge and skills and to engage in meaningful literary practices. The Character Trading Cards tool allows students to create their own character cards, which … Continue reading
One of the most spectacular finds in Israel’s Cave of Letters, as reported in Nova’s “Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land,” was a packet of personal documents that belonged to a young Jewish woman named Babatha. Probably born around A.D. … Continue reading
We know that Edgar Allan Poe lived in Baltimore during the early part of the 1830s. But what kind of a place was Baltimore then? Produced by MPT/Knowing Poe.
A guide to the players of Dracula. Produced by WGBH/Masterpiece.
The Literary Timeline presents a broad overview of the concurrent lifetimes of major authors during the two hundred year period between 1800 and 2000. The Timeline is really three timelines, individually selectable, which organize authors according to nationality. As you … Continue reading