Queens of the Bs
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Queens of the Bs

Queer Classics: “Were the World Mine”

The 2008 musical film reworks Shakespeare to explore gender, sexuality, and performance.

There was a time, not that long ago, when cinematic interpretations and reworkings of Shakespeare were all the rage. There were the pseudo-biopics such as Shakespeare in Love and there were the modern rom-com retellings, such as Ten Things I Hate About

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

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Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly