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Articles with keyword "Literature"

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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.

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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

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The Well-Wrought Textbook

The making of the midcentury English department classic, Understanding Poetry.

The Conversation Piece

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Henry James and the American Idea

The Atlantic Monthly helped establish the expatriate author as a literary great.

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Impertinent Questions with William M. Reddy

William M. Reddy has made a career of demonstrating how honor, love, shame, fear, and desire operate as historical forces.

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Oklahoma’s Ann Thompson

Ann Thompson finds inspiration in Lincoln.

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The Utterly Civilized Wilder

Despite global popularity, the enduring works of Thornton Wilder hold up to critical scrutiny.

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The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.