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Articles with keyword "French language"

Carla Zecher

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Now in English: The Memoir of a Robinson Crusoe à la française

Bon voyage, armchair travelers! Carla Zecher follows the perigrinations of an eighteenth-century French lieutenant.

Cowboy, Montana, 1910

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Nevadan Cowboy Artist Will James Never Revealed His Unlikely Provenance

His forte lay in depicting what it felt like to be on a spirited mount.

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The Illusionist

Degas, Zola, Verlaine, and others gathered for his Parisian salons.

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Ben and Me

A scholar talks about her forty-eight years with Franklin.

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On-Site with NEH: A Dakar Journal

Twenty-five high school teachers are immersed in French-speaking West Africa.

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Revolt of the Masses

From Mass Moments, a website (www.massmoments.org) that is a daily almanac of significant events in the state’s history. It can also be received as a podcast or RSS feed.

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Mon Dieu!

“The issue of keeping the French language alive in Louisiana,” says Dana Kress, a professor at Centenary College in Shreveport, “is always accompanied with great wailing, much pulling of hair, and fev