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Articles with keyword "Writing"

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.

"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.

 

Tobacco wagon

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Excerpts from the Writings of Wendell Berry

On work and the work of local culture

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Liebling's War

A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground.

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A Fan's Notes

On Updike’s long game.

Richard Ford

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Descent into Happiness

American writer Richard Ford discusses The Sportswriter

Photo portrait of Philip Larkin

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"Moving and Memorable"

The complete poems of Philip Larkin