Literary superstars Jane Austen and Will Shakespeare meet the origins of modern celebrity in Folger Shakespeare Library’s Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity. [ more › ]
It’s official: The shirt that turned the actor Colin Firth into a heartthrob—and helped fuel the continuing global Jane Austen pandemonium—is coming to the United States. The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington confirmed that i...
The garment is part of an exhibition at the Folger Shakespeare Library called “Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity.”
Artifacts and knickknacks both high and low show how a little thing like death didn't stop Shakespeare and Austen
Experience the next major exhibition of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s year-long celebration of Shakespeare’s incredible impact in the 400 years since his death. [ more › ]