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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

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Proud Flesh

A recollection of Wallace Stegner.

James Leve


Impertinent Questions with James Leve

On the composers of Cabaret and Chicago.

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Ain’t That the Truth

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


Go West, Young Trickster

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

Brian Balough


The American History Guys' Backstory

The humanities version of Car Talk.

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


The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

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


Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.

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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.


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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In Focus

North Carolina’s Shelley Crisp

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