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Cool Art Inspired By Classic Literature

There’s nothing better than curling up with a classic book to discover what all the fuss is about. Tales that have stood the test of time can inspire artwork centuries after they were first penned—like this stunning portrait of Hamlet‘s Ophelia from Studio-1901. Jump into this slideshow to see more visual interpretations of the greatest stories ever told, and share your favorite literary artpieces in the comments. Bookworms unite!