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Articles with keyword "books"

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.

Image of Three Mile Island

Conversation

Historian for Hire

Phil Cantelon of History Associates talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the profession outside the walls of academia.

Feature

The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson

Feature

British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.