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Articles with keyword "Literature"

Leon Kass


Searching for Truth: From Genesis to Genotype

Jefferson Lecturer Leon Kass describes his journey from medical school to the heart of the humanities.


What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.

Erik Jorgensen, executive director of the Maine Humanities Council

In Focus

Maine’s Erik Jorgensen

Erik Jorgensen, captain of the Maine Humanities Council.

Image of Wallace Stegner


Proud Flesh

A recollection of Wallace Stegner.


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


What Samuel Johnson Really Did

He made dictionaries matter.

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


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


Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.

Charlton Heston playing Ben-Hur



The Book That Shook the World

Image of Beowulf manuscript.


Violent But Charming

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