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Articles with keyword "literary history"


Resurrecting the Texts

This year's Jefferson Lecturer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about building a canon of African American literature.


Muse of the Shadowy Realms

H.P. Lovecraft's tales of horror come alive in an upcoming festival.


Poetry Speaks

“Voice registers the weird sexiness of reading poetry, the illusion it enables of a private tryst between author and reader.” So says Lesley Wheeler, an English professor at Washington and Lee Univers