Posts Tagged: Romeo and Juliet

The Rumpus Interview with Jacqueline Woodson

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Jacqueline Woodson discusses her latest novel Another Brooklyn, the little deaths of lost friendships, and her work with children across the country as the Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate.

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A Year In The Life: Premiere Perseveration

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I once, years ago, sat next to a colleague at a premiere, and as the lights dimmed I whispered, “Why do I do this to myself?” And yet, I persist.

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Creating Your Own Drama

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Reexamining Romeo and Juliet is realizing that you, as a reader, are part of the drama. This HTML giant essay considers how we complicate our lives and thereby, create a much more romantic conception of ourselves. “[We] create our own tales of woe just to feel a little more alive. Like Romeo and Juliet, we […]

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