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Articles with keyword "books"

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The Everlasting Bible

New translations of the Bible have sought to make it accessible to everyone.

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Baseball Brotherhood

Wyoming recalls the Hispanic baseball players who made up the Sugar Beet League.

business letter in Audubon's handwriting

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Audubon the Writer

The celebrated bird portraitist was also a great artist of the written word.

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

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Impertinent Questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

On scholarly communities in the digital age.

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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

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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

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Impertinent Questions with Deborah Harkness

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

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The Well-Wrought Textbook

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

The Conversation Piece

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Henry James and the American Idea

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