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A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.
By David Skinner
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
By Danny Heitman
Martin Scorsese takes the stage.
The Art of Martin Scorsese
By Glenn Kenny
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Selective Filmography
By Bruce Bennett
How the Film Foundation restored The Red Shoes and is preserving cinematic history.
By Marilyn Ferdinand
It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.
By Randall Fuller
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
How history was made and how it's being written
By Earl Lewis
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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
A Workingman's Poet
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
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