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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Erik Jorgensen, executive director of the Maine Humanities Council

In Focus

Maine’s Erik Jorgensen

Erik Jorgensen, captain of the Maine Humanities Council.

Image of Wallace Stegner

Feature

Proud Flesh

A recollection of Wallace Stegner.

James Leve

IQ

Impertinent Questions with James Leve

On the composers of Cabaret and Chicago.

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.

Curio

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.

Statement

The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

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

Statement

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.

Curio

The SL Puffin

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