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Articles with keyword "Magazines"

A Thurber cartoon of a house that is also an unfriendly man.


James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident

And grew up to see the world in a bizarre and hilarious light.

Jicarilla Apache cowboy


Yippie Ki-yay Santa Fe

Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.

Illustrations of camp life during Civil War


The Comical and the Coffinly

Through humor, Winslow Homer learned to tap into the subtleties of the Gilded Age.


The Unconventional Willa Cather

After conquering the world of New York publishing, an ambitious writer returns to her Nebraska roots to find inspiration.


Seeds of Democracy

Although famous as a period when large private estates and fine suburbs were built and landscaped, the early twentieth century was equally a time when little gardens attracted great loyalties, and

The Conversation Piece


Henry James and the American Idea

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


Simple Things

Oregon Humanities magazine’s summer ’09 issue provokes much thought on the matter of things, possessions, or, as the editors call it, “stuff.” The issue is stuffed with stuff on stuff, includ



The Ubiquitous Book

The rise of America's culture of print.


Our Founding Novelist

Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.