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Victorian novelists took dim view of bibliophiles
By Steve Moyer
Marching to the beat of a silent drummer.
Educational adventure-game explores Elizabethan Age.
Herod built on a Roman scale.
Digital humanities enhances emotional experience of viewing AIDS Quilt
Mexican Cultural Movement in the Twenties Had Plenty of Varoom
This diva was the real deal
Author of Walden proves to be invaluable to today's scientists studying climate change.
By Anna Maria Gillis
One person's pagoda is another's bell tower.
Keeping tabs on the Commonwealth's uncommon history.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
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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