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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

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.

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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.

Natalie Scott: A Magnificent Life

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Great Scott!

In an “abandoned tramp’s hotel that had become too filthy even for the tramps,” a bohemian circle of actors, writers, and society figures founded Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré in 1919, one of the fi

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Remains of the Day

By Between June 14 and July 27, 1794, hundreds of nobles, shopkeepers, clergy, corset makers, vintners, and other “suspicious” citizens were executed by guillotine at Place de la Nation in Paris.

Image of edition of <em> Stèles</em>, first published in 1914.

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The End of Man

And the Art of Victor Segalen.

P. F. Kluge encourages aspiring writers to use island life in their fiction.

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Talking to Saipan

American lit in a Pacific outpost.