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Articles with keyword "American literature"

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Extraordinary Lives

A group who saved Western art from Nazi looting and a California farmer who redefined ancient warfare are included in the latest list of National Humanities Medalists.

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Liebling's War

A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground.

Sandra Spanier

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Impertinent Questions with Sandra Spanier

On Hemingway's letters

Hurston playing with children

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Zora's Place

To understand her, you need to understand Eatonville—and vice versa.

Brad Gooch

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Impertinent Questions with Brad Gooch

On the life of Flannery O'Connor.

Mark Twain

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Birthday Party Brouhaha

Mark Twain's infamous toast rocked the sensibilities of Boston's Brahmin establishment.

Edmund Wilson

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Who Was Edmund Wilson?

America's greatest reader had overwhelming passions: for beautiful women and exceptional writing.

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The Well-Wrought Textbook

The making of the midcentury English department classic, Understanding Poetry.