Marilyn Simon

Dr. Marilyn Simon is a Shakespeare scholar and university instructor. She is currently working on a book entitled "In a Mutual Flame: Coming Together in Shakespeare."

Adult Fantasy of Youth

A look back at Bertolucci’s 2003 film, The Dreamers.

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
13 min read

Fatal Vision: Joel Coen’s ‘Macbeth’

“I am in this earthly world, where to do harm / Is often laudable, to do good / Sometime accounted dangerous folly.” So says Lady Macduff in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Moments later, she and her entire family—innocents all—are slaughtered. The triumph of Joel Coen’s film adaptation is that it

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
7 min read

The Language of Sex

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
10 min read

Identity and the Self in 'Hamlet'

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
13 min read

In Defense of Shame

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
8 min read

The Attack on Beauty

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
10 min read

My Own Private Chateau—Pauline Réage's 'Story of O' Revisited

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
14 min read

Long-Distance Love during Lockdown

Marilyn Simon
Marilyn Simon
6 min read