In This Issue January/February 2010
Volume 31, Issue 1
Many works by William Blake, including his interpretation of Chaucer’s pilgrims, are among the holdings of the Morgan Library & Museum.
At the recently expanded Morgan Library, visitors encounter architectural treasures and a peerless collection of manuscripts and art.By Francis Morrone
In the Lizzie Gilmore collection of family letters, available through Community and Conflict, a new digital archive devoted to life in the Ozarks during the Civil War, the formalities of correspondencBy David Skinner
In few fields is the gap separating educated opinion from specialist opinion so wide as in linguistics.By Steve Moyer
When most of us hear talk of Acadians, we think of Longfellow’s epic poem Evangeline and of the British forcing French-speakers from eastern, maritime Canada in the mid eighteenth century.By Steve Moyer
During a recession, everyone reaches for their green eyeshade. Unless it’s cheap, we don’t buy it. If it’s not certain to pay off, we don’t invest.By David Skinner