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Articles with keyword "poetry"

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Ted Lord

Ted Lord brings poetry and tech savvy to the humanities in Washington.

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Property of Tennessee Williams

What a souvenir statue tells us about his writing.

Dante Alighieri

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Of Circles, Terraces, and Spheres

A little rusty on the Dante you read as an undergraduate? Like to brush up a bit on some points in the Inferno, like that “mal” something?

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The Well-Wrought Textbook

The making of the midcentury English department classic, Understanding Poetry.

The Great Mosque of Cordoba

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Thieves of Pleasure

A vicious fraternal war rewards Alfonso VI with the artistic and poetic treasures of al-Andalus.

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Recluse At Court

From a chapter on art in the Yuan Dynasty, written by James Cahill in the NEH-supported 1997 reference work Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting (Yale University Press).

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A Poet’s Inner Eye

A literary scholar looks for Elizabeth Bishop in the fishing waters of Florida.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson

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British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994

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Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

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What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.