literature

These 1923 Copyrighted Works Have Entered The Public Domain

These 1923 Copyrighted Works Have Entered The Public Domain

“I’m free! I’m free!”Screenshot: Walt Disney Pictures For the first time in twenty years, as the Atlantic points out, a whole year’s worth of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the U.S. on January 1, 2019. Under the terms of the Sonny Bono Copyright Act, works first published…

You Shouldn’t Have To Read These Books In High School

You Shouldn’t Have To Read These Books In High School

The Great Gatsby is overrated. It’s a good book! A great book! It’s just not the very best book ever, especially not the best book to teach teenagers about the power of literature. If it were, then teens wouldn’t celebrate the glamour that the book tries to deconstruct. But it’s…