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Articles with keyword "Writing"

Feature

The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.

Image of Wallace Stegner

Feature

Proud Flesh

A recollection of Wallace Stegner.

Ken Egan, Executive Director of Humanities Montana

In Focus

Montana’s Ken Egan

Montana native Ken Egan promotes civic dialog across his state.

Mo Yan

Conversation

The Real Mo Yan

The renowned Chinese novelist talks with NEH Chairman Jim Leach.

Feature

Mo Yan 101

Sometime in the late 1960s or early seventies, a neighbor told Guan Moye about a writer he knew whose work was so popular that he could afford to eat jiaozi—“those tasty little pork dumplings

Curio

Bedtime Stories

Did you hear the one about the Japanese villagers who performed burial rights for an American World War II pilot by following the text of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake?