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Articles with keyword "poetry"

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Chivalry Revisited

Romance, poetry, and protest literature are rescued from obscurity.

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“When Rain Blackens the Sky”

The poetry of Viet Nam connects a land and its people.

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Knight

Etheridge Knight rose from prisoner to poet and shared his gift with everyone.

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Of Poets, Prophets, and Politics

For centuries, poetry has expressed the soul of the Arab world.

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The Illusionist

Degas, Zola, Verlaine, and others gathered for his Parisian salons.

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A Feast for the Senses

With a splash of tradition, the Plains Indian Museum is celebrating a makeover.

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Both Sides of the Stethoscope

Patients and health care professionals in Maine come together over a book.

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Celebrating American Poetry

A new anthology captures the raw and kinetic energy of a nation celebrating its cultural independence.

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An Iliad for Our Time

Fishermen on the island of St. Lucia vie for Helen's favor in a struggle of heroic scale and scope.

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A Multiplicity of Voices

Nobel Prize-winning poet and playwright Derek Walcott talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about literature, Caribbean culture, and Robinson Crusoe.