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And you thought Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation was out there. The Royal Shakespeare Company has teamed up with Mudlark, a cross-platform production company, to bring you Such Tweet Sorrow, a modern-day telling of Romeo & Juliet — via tweets. (more…)

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from http://www.eonline.com:

J.D. Salinger probably wouldn’t want you to read this.

The devoutly private author of The Catcher in the Rye, who denounced publishing, refused interviews and declined Hollywood’s advances to turn his seminal novel of alienation, hunting caps and phonies into a movie, died Wednesday at his longtime New Hampshire hideaway, it was revealed today. He was 91. (more…)

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http://www.guardian.co.uk:

Pip Willcox, digital editor at the Oxford digital library with 1611 quarto edition of Hamlet.

In an ordinary room off a beige corridor in a dull 1930s Oxford building, four priceless early editions of Hamlet lie thrillingly open on a large round table that once belonged to John Ruskin.

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