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Articles with keyword "American literature"

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"Every Book is a New Journey"

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about the delights of discovering history.

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Almost a Masterpiece

The early version of what became The Great Gatsby will soon be in print.

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Uproar in the Classroom

A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.

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Trying to Tame Huck Finn

NEH Chairman William R. Ferris talks with Boston teacher Nancy Methelis about confronting controversy in a classic novel.

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A Bard for the Powerless

Novelist John Steinbeck, who spoke for the marginalized, is feted in a centennial celebration.

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Storylines America

In spaces as vast as Montana, book groups take to the airwaves.

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Outgrowing Myths

Writer William Kittredge reflects on the passing of the Old West and the growing pains of the new with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris.

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Muse of the Shadowy Realms

H.P. Lovecraft's tales of horror come alive in an upcoming festival.

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Hawthorne’s Virtual Salem

A website offers tools to explore the world of the nineteenth-century author.

Portrait of Carl Sandburg

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A Workingman's Poet

Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.