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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994

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Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

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

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Khrushchev in Iowa

Coon Rapids, Iowa, was crawling with spies.

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In Focus

Maryland’s Phoebe Stein Davis

Phoebe Stein Davis is determined to make the humanities relevant.

François Faber

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Velo News

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

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What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.

Erik Jorgensen, executive director of the Maine Humanities Council

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Maine’s Erik Jorgensen

Erik Jorgensen, captain of the Maine Humanities Council.

Image of Wallace Stegner

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Proud Flesh

A recollection of Wallace Stegner.

James Leve

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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.

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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.