For more than four hundred years, Shakespeare’s works have been performed, read, and loved throughout the world. They have been reinterpreted for each new generation, whether as teen films, musicals, science-fiction flicks, Japanese warrior tales, or literary transformations. Now, with the Hogarth Shakespeare series, your favorite contemporary writers put their twists on some of the Bard’s most famous works.
Coming Next: Anne Tyler takes on The Taming of the Shrew in Vinegar Girl.
Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Tyler sets her retelling of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, in contemporary Baltimore, featuring Kate, a socially awkward preschool teacher and her unlikely romance with Pyotr, her father’s Russian lab assistant. Vinegar Girl is a hilarious and heartwarming tale that is sure to delight both longtime fans of Tyler and devotees of the Bard.