Marriage Has Never Been Easy

If your relationship sometimes feels hard, take heart.  It’s not just you.  Last month on Signature, Lisa Rosman compiled a list of 11 works of literature to prove that while today’s marriages may have more digital complications, marriage has always been hard.

Orpheus and Eurydice: Ovid, Metamorphoses; Virgil, The Georgics

The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Too Far to Go: The Maples Stories by John Updike

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

The Shining by Stephen King

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood