Theology became flesh and blood in the sacred street theater of medieval England.
By James Williford
Gilgamesh was a brutal tyrant who foolishly tried to defeat death.
By Philip Freeman
The journalist who pioneered serious film criticism showed a cinematic touch in all of his writing.
By Danny Heitman
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
By Leo Damrosch
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By Mark Bittman
Over their staffs' objections, Roosevelt and Churchill set in motion the invasion of North Africa.
By Meredith Hindley
On work and the work of local culture
The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.
The area of Nook Farm was a hotbed for Stowe and her activist circle.
By Tom Christopher
Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.
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