Getting to the bottom of the complicated rebuilding of an American icon.
By David Skinner
Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.
Veterans write about what they know: the modern soldier.
It was the early 1970s and NEH was funding a project using hypertext to teach college students how to read poetry.
A small-town girl from Iowa became the "it" girl of the French New Wave.
An author shares the highs and lows of life on tour.
Museums are turning away from big exhibitions and toward community.
Anderson House in Washington, D.C., recalls a pair of American socialites and serves as headquarters to the Society of the...
The Little Prince is being revived as a feature film. And who was the Frenchman who wrote it?
The American Expat Novelist Extolls la Vie Parisienne
What Teaching Political Philosophy and Efficiency Have to Do with Each Other.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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