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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Philip Nel

IQ

Impertinent Question with Philip Nel

On the man behind the Grinch.

Image of Thorton Wilder, January, 28, 1962

Feature

The Utterly Civilized Wilder

Despite global popularity, the enduring works of Thornton Wilder hold up to critical scrutiny.

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Conversation

Historian for Hire

Phil Cantelon of History Associates talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the profession outside the walls of academia.

Feature

A Poet’s Inner Eye

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

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson

Feature

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

Feature

Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

Image of the Garst family welcomin Nikita Khrushchev in 1959 (Roswell Garst, cen

Statement

Khrushchev in Iowa

Coon Rapids, Iowa, was crawling with spies.

Image of Phoebe Stein Davis

In Focus

Maryland’s Phoebe Stein Davis

Phoebe Stein Davis is determined to make the humanities relevant.

François Faber

Curio

Velo News

Histories of bicycle racing often give in to hagiography, but historian Christopher S.

Feature

What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.