Steve Moyer is associate editor of humanities magazine.
German archaeologist Schliemann had a flare for the sensational find.
A poet whose seering lyricism defies facile attempts to characterize it.
An erroneous citation that lived on for decades in the text of a well-known poem.
Wearing the right shoes and other tips for getting the most from our palaces of culture
Human/Ties conference offered an opportunity to get your hands dirty.
Anderson House in Washington, D.C., recalls a pair of American socialites and serves as headquarters to the Society of the Cincinnati.
Veterans write about what they know: the modern soldier.
The American Expat Novelist Extolls la Vie Parisienne
Study demonstrates that a public voice can help develop a theocratic city
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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