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Articles with keyword "poetry"

Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson, Gardener

In her own time she was better known for her hydrangeas.

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Poetry Speaks

“Voice registers the weird sexiness of reading poetry, the illusion it enables of a private tryst between author and reader.” So says Lesley Wheeler, an English professor at Washington and Lee Univers

Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, 1907

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Why Paris?

Two neighborhoods—Montmartre and Montparnasse—helped shape Picasso and a generation of innovators.

Young Union soldier with bayoneted musket, knife, and revolver.

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"Daybreak Gray and Dim"

How the Civil War changed Walt Whitman's poetry.

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Akhmatova's Boswell

From the early 1980s until around 2000, there was a publishing explosion of Russian diaries and memoirs recalling Stalin’s Terror and World War II.

John Milton, from Paradise Lost: a Poem in Twelve Books.

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Milton and the Cultures of Print

New Jersey exhibits a rare collection from Milton's library.