Thoughts on “Angels in America” by Tony Kushner

Cass (Bonjour, Cass!), Emily (Eat the Books!) and I coordinated our reading of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Angels in America, and watching of the HBO miniseries adaptation. We’re all posting today, so be sure to check out their thoughts as well! Angels in America is actually two plays: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika. Both are […]

CRP: “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen

The Classics Reclamation Project is my personal challenge to read and enjoy the classics. Each Wednesday, I post about the classic I’m reading at the moment. One of the few works I enjoyed reading in my high school English classes was Hedda Gabler, a play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. The version I had was […]

Thoughts on “The Burial at Thebes” by Seamus Heaney

The Burial at Thebes is Seamus Heaney’s version of Sophocles’ play Antigone. I read it for my December World Party Reading Challenge book, for which the country was Greece. About the Book: Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, finds out that both of her brothers are dead, having fought on opposing sides of a battle. The one […]