Articles with keyword "American literature"
Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic
With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
Papa's key ingredients
America's greatest personal essayist was more than a little shy and intensely self-conscious.
A seventeen-year-old's scribbles reveal the writer to come.
A film on Ralph Ellison and his novel delves into his position as a black man in America.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of discovering history.
The early version of what became The Great Gatsby will soon be in print.
A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.