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<i>King Lear</i> Had a Happy Ending for 140 Years

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Portrait of William Shakespeare by John Taylor (c.1610)

King Lear Had a Happy Ending for 140 Years

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Colin Farrell in a car in Sugar

Sugar and the Challenging Art of Genre Hybrids

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Covers of three books from author A.S. Byatt: Possession, Ragnarok, and Medusa's Ankles

Myth, Fantasy, and Lives Shaped by Stories in the Work of A.S. Byatt

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A Love Song to the Walker, Texas Ranger Lever, on the Occasion of Its 20th Anniversary

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Side by side images of Marie-Laure (Aria Mia Loberti) in All the Light We Cannot See and Kristen (Mackenzie Davis) in Station Eleven

What Station Eleven and All the Light We Cannot See Reveal About Art and Loneliness

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Artist's conception of multiple Earth-like planets

Many Worlds and the Queer Imaginary

Left: Yoda using the Force in a scene from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Right: Spock holding a punch card in a scene from Star Trek: The Original Series

Let’s Start a Fight: Are Science Fiction and Fantasy the Same?

Louis and Lestat in an image from Interview With the Vampire

How Interview With the Vampire Remixed Its Source Material Into a New Kind of Classic

Painting of a man sitting at a desk, bent over a pile of papers and books, writing on one of the papers

To Write or Not to Write (In Your Books)

The Rock confronts Roman Reigns in a segment from Road to Wrestlemania: Smackdown

WrestleMania and the Cure to Recursive Mythology

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Close-ups of three characters from three of director Luca Guadagnino’s films: Bones and All, Challenger, and Suspira

Wonderful Pain: How Luca Guadagnino’s Challengers Uses the Language of Body Horror 

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Elwood Dalton (Jake Gyllenhaal) is annoyed when a bar fight interrupts his coffee break in Dough Liman's Road House reboot.

An Unexpected Ode to the New Road House

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