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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

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.

Edith Head shows designs to Alfred Hithcock for 1946 film Notorious

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Hollywood by Design

Oklahoma remembers the career of costumier Edith Head.

Edwin L. Battistella

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Impertinent Questions with Edwin L. Battistella

On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.

Self Portrait with Rita, Thomas Hart Benton

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Portrait of the Artist Before and After

Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.

An Ancient Chinese Poet, facsimile of original Chinese scroll, Chinese School.

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The Making of Jonathan Spence

From Winchester College to The Search for Modern China.

Portable amulet shrine from eastern Tibet

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American Zenophilia

Our fascination with Buddha goes well beyond power drinks and movie stars.

Jonathan Spence, the 39th Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities

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The China Scholar

Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.

The Economic Activities of the Narragansett Planters, 1939

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Name-Dropping In Rhode Island

Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.

Photograph by Wing Young Huie

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Minnesota Originals

The Twin Cities host a six-mile-long art gallery.

Happy Campers, Class of ’09 at the University of Portland

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Happy Camp

Happy Campers convene in Oregon.