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Collection Connections: ‘Hag-Seed’

Dr. Emma Poltrack shares the Folger collection items she presented on March 4, 2021 as an introduction to ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood.


Resource Guide: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood

On March 4, 2021 the Folger returns to its Virtual Book Club with ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to this innovative retelling of ‘The Tempest.’


Words, Words, Words: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood

The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, March 4 with a discussion of Margaret Atwood’s ‘Hag-Seed.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this innovative retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest.’


Resource Guide: ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler

On May 5, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion on ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to the themes found in this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew.’