Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
Papa's key ingredients
A privileged view into the literary mind
Niche words still produce some linguistic tang
Wedgwood ceramics served a dual purpose
Molly Brown's digs in Denver were unsinkable, too.
Modern views, demographic changes leavened Jordanian cultural traditions surrounding the staff of life.
First Anti-Crown Sentiments in America Traced to Virginia Parlor
Historically, iron foundries could fire the imagination or soothe the visual palate.
Collection of vintage postcards leaves its stamp.
California museum has good roadside manner.
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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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