Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet may not seem like an obvious pairing, but these 1975 illustrations vividly bring the tension and tragedy to life.
Do you think you’ve heard all the stories about Romeo and Juliet? Think again! Read about a frog named for Romeo and the search to find him his very own Juliet.
Princess Mako of Japan and her fiance endure pressure from her royal family, but defy expectations.
Philosophy professor Firmin DeBrabander contemplates how couples display their relationships on social media.
Letters from World War II reveal a love story that ended in tragedy.
In this summary of Kate Tempest’s career as a rapper and poet, critic Michael Hogan praises her work.
Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love at first sight. But does this happen in real life? Read this article to find out what researchers have discovered about your brain and love.
Mental health advocates argue that Shakepeare’s play could help start important conversations with teenagers.
Visitors to the historical site in England contribute their thoughts and feelings about the well-known play to re-create the story.
Psychologist and author Guy Winch recommends focusing on an ex’s flaws and negative traits to get over a broken heart.
After observing a mechanical “couple” that was created as an art installation, one viewer writes about how technology might affect the mystery and destiny of love. Watch the video embedded in the article to view how the two robots interact.
Doctors looking into the connection between the brain and the heart have found that stressful events can cause a change in hormones that injures the heart.
Like many of his contemporaries, Shakespeare drew on a variety of resources for his astounding output of plays.
Metaphors for love tend toward the negative—from “falling” in love to being love-“struck” or “madly” in love. Writer Mandy Len Catron explores these metaphors and proposes a more positive alternative.
Think it’s crazy that the Capulets and Montagues got so carried away with the feud between their families? Here are some examples of long-running and deadly family feuds closer to home.
How does Romeo go from being head-over-heels for Rosaline to forgetting all about her when he meets Juliet? It’s the difference between infatuation and love.
It’s easy to imagine that Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers would have had a happier ending with the benefit of modern technology. A social researcher explores this idea more deeply.
Though not as poetic as Shakespeare, scores of tourists inscribe their own words of love on a wall outside what is billed as Juliet’s house in Verona, Italy.
Shakespeare is possibly the most famous playwright of all time, but much of his life is shrouded in mystery. Explore the timeline of events that shaped Shakespeare’s world. Then, explore the “In Search of Shakespeare” site to learn more about the man and his works.
Learn how certain kinds of writing can help after a romantic breakup.