To scientologist Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale speaks to the importance of separation of church and state, rather than the dangers of religious extremism.
The Handmaid’s Tale
Who Do You Want Elisabeth Moss to Be?
As the first season of the television adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale wraps up, author Emily Gould profiles Elisabeth Moss, the show’s star and executive producer. Gould manages to draw Moss out out a bit on topics the actress is famous for being tight-lipped about, including the book and show’s feminist messages, and how her […]
When ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Isn’t Fiction
Growing up in the fundamentalist Christian “Quiverfull” movement, Hännah Ettinger saw her own story in Atwood’s vision.
“Texas is Gilead and Indiana is Gilead”
The Handmaid’s Tale is a classic case of “be careful what you wish for” for conservative women.
The Handmaid’s Tale Is a Warning to Conservative Women
Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel lays bare the horrors of collusion with the patriarchy.
Curiosity, Unfettered: Margaret Atwood as the Prophet of Dystopia
Rebecca Mead’s profile in The New Yorker covers the resonance of The Handmaid’s Tale in Donald Trump’s America.
The Religious Iconography of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
A vast range of political, historical, and religious influences went into Margaret Atwood’s dystopia, including one unexpected logo.
Margaret Atwood on what ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,” written in 1984, means in the age of Trump.