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Curio

Baskerville Hounded

From The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765–1810 by Thomas F. Bonnell, published by Oxford University Press, 2008.

Jill Lepore

Conversation

The Public Historian

How Jill Lepore went from Harvard office temp to Harvard professor.

Dante Alighieri

Curio

Of Circles, Terraces, and Spheres

A little rusty on the Dante you read as an undergraduate? Like to brush up a bit on some points in the Inferno, like that “mal” something?

Deborah Harkness

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Deborah Harkness

On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.

Open book

Feature

The Well-Wrought Textbook

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

The Conversation Piece

Feature

Henry James and the American Idea

The Atlantic Monthly helped establish the expatriate author as a literary great.

Image of  Sabiha Al Khemir

Feature

The New Here

A visit with author and curator Sabiha Al Khemir.

Philip Nel

IQ

Impertinent Question with Philip Nel

On the man behind the Grinch.

Ann Thompson

In Focus

Oklahoma’s Ann Thompson

Ann Thompson finds inspiration in Lincoln.

Image of Thorton Wilder, January, 28, 1962

Feature

The Utterly Civilized Wilder

Despite global popularity, the enduring works of Thornton Wilder hold up to critical scrutiny.