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Articles with keyword "Literature"

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History in a Democratic Age

Historian John Lukacs talks with Chairman Bruce Cole about world figures who shaped the last century.

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Ernest Hemingway

A documentary sets the inner voice of the writer against the larger-than-life persona he cultivated.

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Wisconsin’s Dean Bakopoulos

Dean Bakopolous brings a writerly touch to Wisconsin.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

Among the Waves by Ivan Aivazovsky

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The Blue Humanities

In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.

Photo of Julie Ziegler

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Washington State's Julie Ziegler

She aims to expand the conversation.

Poster of Eliza from Uncle Tom's Cabin crossing the Ohio River.

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The First Great American Novel

It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Game Playing

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole and author Steven Johnson discuss how video games challenge the way we think.