Gainsborough abandons portraiture to portray the idyllic in English country life.
By Laura Wolff Scanlan
An exhibition focuses on the twentieth-century artists who created a new aesthetic.
By Susan Saccoccia
After conquering the world of New York publishing, an ambitious writer returns to her Nebraska roots to find inspiration.
By Janis Johnson
A documentary sets the inner voice of the writer against the larger-than-life persona he cultivated.
By Cynthia Barnes
The poet who gave a voice to a young nation never stopped trying to capture its ever-changing nature.
By Geoffrey Saunders Schramm
A new animated television series drops ten-year-olds into history--from the Battle of Waterloo to life in ancient Rome.
By Amy Lifson
Known as a "one-man university," Kagan brings versatility, wisdom, and excitement to his classroom.
By Barry Strauss
Legend blends with archaeology to tell the story of Troy online.
By Victor Wishna
Three nations battle for the future of North America in the French and Indian War.
Einstein's 1905 theory of relativity is put to the test.
By Daniel Siegel
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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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