Articles with keyword "twentieth century"
On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.
Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.
Our fascination with Buddha goes well beyond power drinks and movie stars.
Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.
Three women in novelist William Faulkner’s life affected his storytelling profoundly through their own literary and artistic abilities. Additionally, one of the three transformed his notions of race.
Staying up all night working on his code and such for the glory of France, Napoleon still had time for other long-lasting achievements—namely, his optical telegraph.
Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.