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Articles with keyword "Publishing"

Orange being compressed in a hand vise

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Who Said, “Compression Is the First Grace of Style”? Democritus or Demetrius?

An erroneous citation that lived on for decades in the text of a well-known poem.

A young James Laughlin and Ezra Pound

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The Man Who Made American Modernism and Modernism American

James Laughlin, champion of literature

Opening pages of the First Folio

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Did He Even Know He Was Shakespeare?

What the First Folio's history tells us about our greatest playwright

Sur's Ocean

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Murty Classical Library of India Sheds Light on Sixteenth-century Lyrical Poet Surdas

Poems in the style proliferated for centuries.

The Wild Man illustration

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How the Grimm Brothers Saved the Fairy Tale

The surprising history behind the world’s most famous collection of folk tales.

A Thurber cartoon of a house that is also an unfriendly man.

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James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident

And grew up to see the world in a bizarre and hilarious light.

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Editor’s Note

How do innovators innovate?

Detail from a portrait of Anne Boleyn

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Scholar Stretches Truth: English Professor Bruce Holsinger on Writing Historical Fiction

Writers of historical fiction look for the plausible when manipulating the facts
 

H. L. Mencken with his brothers

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H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

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Editor's Note