Daily Archives: April 16, 2010

1 post

Ben-Hur vs. Twilight

“So Ben-Hur was the Twilight of the 1800s.” Out of the mouths of babes – an eighth-grader on a recent school visit made a striking connection between the popularity of Lew Wallace’s masterwork and the rise of new novels made into films. One aspect of the Ben-Hur legacy is merchandising […]