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What happened when Stéphane Mallarmé reimagined the book.
By Steve Moyer
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker.
By Steven Nadler
The long struggle for integration in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
By Katy June-Friesen
Young TR takes on the War of 1812.
By Meredith Hindley
She was more interesting than her biographers let on.
Latino Americans, a sweeping new documentary, chronicles the experiences of Hispanics in the United States.
By Esther J. Cepeda
How to turn language, the core operating system of the humanities, into numbers . . .
Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.
By Marianne C. Walker
The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.
By R. Kent Newmyer
The first First Lady to hit the campaign trail without her husband
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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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