Published in 1922, Jacob’s Room was the first novel Virginia Woolf published herself through Hogarth Press, the publishing house she co-founded. The novel represented another break with tradition by becoming the work that Woolf herself admitted...

This Coen Brothers movie released in 2000 takes its title from a film made six decades earlier. In the 1941 Preston Sturges comedy Sullivan’s Travels, the title journey is undertaken by a popular director of comedy movies who has decided he wants...

The Oresteia proved to be lucky number 13 for Greek dramatist Aeschylus. The playwright collected his thirteenth Athenian drama award with his horrifying and bloody tale of revenge and the nature of evil. The production was mounted in 458 B.C. and...

The Acharnians is the oldest surviving play of Aristophanes and is considered the first part of his trilogy of “peace plays,” which also includes Peace and the far more famous Lysistrata. The satirical comedy was first presented at the Lenaea...