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Articles with keyword "Literature"

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What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.

Erik Jorgensen, executive director of the Maine Humanities Council

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Maine’s Erik Jorgensen

Erik Jorgensen, captain of the Maine Humanities Council.

Image of Wallace Stegner

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Proud Flesh

A recollection of Wallace Stegner.

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Chaste Beowulf

From Making Sense: Constructing Meaning in Early English, a selection of papers on Anglo-Saxon and other medieval texts edited by Antonette diPaolo Healey and Kevin Kiernan and published

Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary

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What Samuel Johnson Really Did

He made dictionaries matter.

Fellow WPA writers in 1930s Oklahoma City: Paskavan, L’Amour, Thompson

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Soul of a Writer

Jim Thompson found the makings of a new and gritty style working on the Oklahoma State Guide.

Tracing of Louisa May Alcott's hand

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Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.

Charlton Heston playing Ben-Hur

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Ben-Hur

The Book That Shook the World

Image of Beowulf manuscript.

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Violent But Charming

The Dictionary of Old English explores the brutality and elegance of our ancestral tongue.

To Kill a Mockingbird 50th-Anniversary Commemorative Portrait by Nicolosi.

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Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

Alabama marks fifty years of To Kill a Mockingbird.