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Articles with keyword "United States"

Montage of Harriet Beecher Stowe and a family letter.

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Parlor Politics

The area of Nook Farm was a hotbed for Stowe and her activist circle.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

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Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.

 

Wendell Berry with arm around statue

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The Thing (or Things) About Wendell Berry

An Appreciation by Mark Bittman

French singer/songwriter Leo Ferre

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Liberating Experience

The music of protest

Abraham Lincoln as a young lawyer

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"Terrific in Denunciation"

Abraham Lincoln's legal papers reveal a surprising cache of sundry clients and dramatic litigation.

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Song of the Critic

From The Willa Cather Archive, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Richard Ford

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Descent into Happiness

American writer Richard Ford discusses The Sportswriter

Lansdowne, the home of saloniere Anne Willing Bingham.

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The Early American Salon

In the manuscript culture of the pre-print age, a lost world of poetry has been rediscovered.