In spite of generations of poets and translators' efforts to categorize Federico García Lorca, his talent remains untamed.
Modest Medieval scholar's commentaries on Aristotle come to light after five hundred years
Tracking down a watershed moment for labor.
Manhattan harbors hotel gem from the 1820s.
Site on medieval history, broad in scope, ranges from the totally wacky to materials that are deep and philosophically chellenging.
Memphis preacher's message could be found in his photographs.
In Baltimore, the museum of industry charms.
Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points: Raising expectations of emerging national leaders.
Adolf Cluss lived through revolutionary times, first in his native Heilbronn in southwest Germany, where as a young man he got swept up in the popular uprisings of 1848, and then in Washington, D.C.,
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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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