In China they were called cainü.
By Steve Moyer
And how he changed our sense of beauty.
By John Patrick Shanley
Kierkegaard was a psychologist of sorts, but unlike Freud he believed in God.
By Gordon Marino
As the sesquicentennial nears, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.
By David Skinner
From Winchester College to The Search for Modern China.
By Frederic E. Wakeman Jr.
American lit in a Pacific outpost.
A call-in show in North Dakota broadcasts under the motto that philosophy is for everyone.
By Paulette Tobin
How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.
Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.
By James Williford
Cambridge's pastoral gateway to paradise set the trend for modern cemeteries.
By Sarah Stewart Taylor
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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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