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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

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Not Just Another Ice-Cream-Suit-Wearing, Pen-Wielding Master of the Statusphere

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole speaks with Tom Wolfe about his role as the Balzac of our times.

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Remembering Mary Lou Beatty

"Try again"

Bram Stoker in 1906

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When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.

Gilead book cover

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Faith and Fiction

—Marilynne Robinson, delivering the 2007 McBride Lecture at Oklahoma Christian University, with support from the Oklahoma Humanities Council.

title page treatment for "Not Exactly A Hermit" by Danny Heitman

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Not Exactly a Hermit

Henry David Thoreau went in for society, but on his own terms.

James Agee portrait, standing in a window.

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Let Us Now Praise James Agee

The journalist who pioneered serious film criticism showed a cinematic touch in all of his writing.

Walden Pond in spring

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Thoreau on Flora

Author of Walden proves to be invaluable to today's scientists studying climate change.

Frenchman weeps as Germans occupy Paris

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Julien Green: The End of a World

As Germany occupied France, Green brought Paris to life in his superlative diaries.

Wendell Berry

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Wendell Berry, Landsman

NEH Chairman Jim Leach sits down with writer and farmer Wendell Berry, this year's Jefferson Lecturer.