Dr. Beatrice Groves explores how “Hamlet” and other early modern dramas are embedded in “The Silkworm”, and you didn’t even know it!
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Dr. Beatrice Groves again dives into literary allusion in Rowling’s work: This time, find out the significance of the epigraphs and literary parallels in “The Silkworm”.
J.K. Rowling celebrates literacy in both her writing and her interviews. Dr. Beatrice Groves explores how other authors may have influenced Rowling’s thoughts.
On the one-year anniversary of J.K. Rowling receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award, Dr. Beatrice Groves discusses how Rowling’s themes of censorship in “Potter” have roots all the way back to Milton.
What type of hero is Cormoran Strike? Dr. Beatrice Groves examines how literary allusions in “The Cuckoo’s Calling” may provide some insight.
Rowling’s choices are always deliberate. So why did she choose the poems at the beginning and end of “Cuckoo’s Calling”? And what do they tell us about the book series?
Today, Dr. Beatrice Groves explores how both J.K. Rowling and Shakespeare use ghosts to embody the past throughout their works.
Today, Dr. Beatrice Groves continues her discussion of Shakespeare and “Harry Potter” by looking at one of the Bard’s most famous plays – “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.