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Articles with keyword "Literature"

The Grapes of Wrath's Tom Joad can't find work at a camp.


Filming the American Novel

From The Great Gatsby to Sister Carrie, writers tell stories of social climbers and fortune hunters.

Velosophie participants


Zen and the Art of Cycling

Philosophical journeys in Illlinois.

Watch by Gerald Murphy


Life as Art

Frolicking on the Cote D'Azur, Sara and Gerarld Murphy inspire artists of the avant-garde.

In Focus

Jan Fedewa: Discovering Untold Stories

Michigan's Jan Fedewa works to tell the state's stories.


A Summer Scene

While vacationing in Queens, Cooper suffers a fever and writes the violent twelfth chapter of The Last of the Mohicans.


In Defense of Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper was a major literary innovator with fans such as Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad. Take that, Mark Twain.

The Eye of a Lady by Anonymous, ca. 1800


The Mysterious Miss Austen

Two hundred years ago, Pride and Prejudice was anonymously published.


Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.

Book cover for Stidentism


Stridentism: Motors and Wings Included

Mexican Cultural Movement in the Twenties Had Plenty of Varoom

The hero of Gilgamesh ruled the ancient city of Uruk circa 2750 BCE.


Lessons from a Demigod

Gilgamesh was a brutal tyrant who foolishly tried to defeat death.