Tagged with creative teaching of Shakespeare

YOLO Juliet: Shakespearean Texts

YOLO Juliet: Shakespearean Texts

Sometimes creativity walks a line. The space between innovative and new-for-the-sake-of-new (or clever and tasteless) can sometimes be tricky to determine. That was a bit how I felt reading Brett Wright’s YOLO Juliet. YOLO Juliet, published—unsurprisingly–by OMG Shakespeare, recounts the tale of Romeo and Juliet in texts—emoticons and all. It is part of a series … Continue reading

Pop Sonnets: Shakespeare Meets Top 40

Pop Sonnets: Shakespeare Meets Top 40

Apparently Shakespeare is in the air. (OK, I suppose Shakespeare is always in the air somewhere). But now, right on the heels of my falling in love with the song “Will Power” from Something Rotten, NPR features the release of Erik Didriksen’s Pop Sonnets. Pop Sonnets is an outgrowth of Didriksen’s Tumblr, where every Thursday … Continue reading