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Articles with keyword "poetry"

Lansdowne, the home of saloniere Anne Willing Bingham.

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The Early American Salon

In the manuscript culture of the pre-print age, a lost world of poetry has been rediscovered.

Book jacket for "Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch"

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Lorca, American Style

In spite of generations of poets and translators' efforts to categorize Federico García Lorca, his talent remains untamed.

Photo portrait of Philip Larkin

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“Moving and Memorable”

The complete poems of Philip Larkin

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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.