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Articles with keyword "books"

Tracing of Louisa May Alcott's hand

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Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.

Image of Madison Avenue entrance to Morgan Library.

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The Museum of Morgan

At the recently expanded Morgan Library, visitors encounter architectural treasures and a peerless collection of manuscripts and art.

Image of Beowulf manuscript.

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Violent But Charming

The Dictionary of Old English explores the brutality and elegance of our ancestral tongue.

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Survival of the Luckless

Captain Bernardo de Vargas Machuca’s 1599 Indian Militia was called by historian Geoffrey Parker the “first manual of guerrilla warfare ever published.” Thomas Jefferson kept a copy on his bo

Dena Wortzel, Executive Director of Wisconsin Humanities Council

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Wisconsin’s Dena Wortzel

Dena Wortzel finds common ground between rural and urban communities.

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Impertinent Questions with David Cartwright

Was Arthur Schopenhauer a dog person?

Noah Webster

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Better Living through Spelling

Connecticut celebrates Noah Webster.

Edwin L. Battistella

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Impertinent Questions with Edwin L. Battistella

On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.

An Ancient Chinese Poet, facsimile of original Chinese scroll, Chinese School.

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The Making of Jonathan Spence

From Winchester College to The Search for Modern China.

Manuscript from Michael of Rhodes

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Sailor of Fortune

Michael of Rhodes was not your typical fifteenth-century Venetian, and he left his manuscript as proof.