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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
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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.
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The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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