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Articles with keyword "Literature"

Library of America book covers for Vonnegut

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Unhappy Camper

The hijacking of Vonnegut's early education embarrassed him not just at the time but down the road, when his career would bring him into contact with writers more well-read than he was.

Child celebrating Mom's citizenship

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"Informed Patriotism"

NEH celebrates five years of We the People

Lansdowne, the home of saloniere Anne Willing Bingham.

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The Early American Salon

In the manuscript culture of the pre-print age, a lost world of poetry has been rediscovered.

Snow Branch

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Of Stillness and Light

With Henry David Thoreau, winter walks can quickly turn into "frolic gambols."

Stein in France with her longtime friend Bernard Faÿ

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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein

Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?

Plaque with face of Stefan Zeromski

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Żeromski the Magnificent!

The novelist who captured Polish life even as it was changing

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One Master, Many Cervantes

Numerous translations of Don Quixote, some made without knowledge of Spanish, attest to the novel’s long reach.

Statue full figure

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Property of Tennessee Williams

What a souvenir statue tells us about his writing.

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Mission to Moscow

From Idaho Humanities, in which this account by Irish poet and Fulbright Scholar Kevin Kiely appeared at the request of the council as his two-year stint teaching and researching in Idaho