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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Image of definition of "aint" from Webster's Second.

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Ain’t That the Truth

Webster's Third: The Most Controversial Dictionary in the English Language.

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Go West, Young Trickster

From Coyote Country: Fictions of the Canadian West, wherein Duke research professor in Canadian studies Arnold E.

Brian Balough

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The American History Guys' Backstory

The humanities version of Car Talk.

Image of Rest and Work, 1941, by Jean Charlot.

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The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

Image of Mural Sketch No. 1, 1937, by Esphyr Slobodkina.

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Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.

Image of Madison Avenue entrance to Morgan Library.

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The Museum of Morgan

At the recently expanded Morgan Library, visitors encounter architectural treasures and a peerless collection of manuscripts and art.

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The SL Puffin

This diminutive steamer, christened the SL Puffin, began life in 1906 as a 5-horsepower gasoline-powered launch.

Image of Shelley Crisp

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North Carolina’s Shelley Crisp

Poet Shelley Crisp brings her passion for place to North Carolina.

Jamil Zainaldin

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Georgia’s Jamil Zainaldin

Through Georgia's online encyclopedia, Jamil Zainaldin helps disseminate the state's historical gems.

Moliere dining with Louis XIV

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Burying Molière

How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.