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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

Julie Mulvihill, Executive Director of the Kansas Humanities Council

In Focus

Kansas's Julie Mulvihill

Kansas's Julie Mulvihill travels the state stumping for the humanities.

Sketch of Kierkegaard by Niels Christian Kierkegaard, c. 1840.


The Fork And The Shrink

Kierkegaard was a psychologist of sorts, but unlike Freud he believed in God.

Linking Verse across Adjoining Rooms, detail


Sister Poets

In China they were called cainü.

Walking Cinema: Murder on Beacon Hill


Murder on Foot

The walking tour goes digital.


Our Founding Novelist

Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.

Emily Dickinson


Emily Dickinson, Gardener

In her own time she was better known for her hydrangeas.

John Mitchell, Jr., editor, Richmond Planet


Brother from the Richmond Planet

Crusading Journalist John Mitchell Jr. took on the lynchers.

Mark Twain, on a round-the-world trip


Mark Twain in Music

A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.


The Beehive Archive

Utah listens to its own quirky history.

Image of John Muir


John Muir, Nature's Witness

The founder of the Sierra Club worshiped the outdoor world.