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Articles with keyword "poetry"

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Write ’Em Cowboy

Poetry of life on the range finds an audience in Nebraska.

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Lives of Famous Men

Two books may hold clues to murals destroyed in fire five centuries ago.

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The Life of a Poet

The Pulitzer prize-winning poet speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the links between poetry and painting.

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Lending an Ear

Poets and teachers work together to cultivate a love of poetry in students.

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William Blake: Visions and Verses

The literary and visual works of the eccentric poet and printmaker are now available online.

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Helen Vendler: The Poem Unfolded

A poet writes about the critic's talent for listening closely.

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The Critic's Craft

Poetry critic Helen Vendler, this year's Jefferson Lecturer, speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the power of words.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

cover of Proud to Be

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A Soldier’s Words

An anthology of writings by veterans.

Portrait of Carl Sandburg

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A Workingman's Poet

Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.