In This Issue September/October 2008
Volume 29, Issue 5
Wooden fishing lures from the Shelburne's folk art collection
Photo courtesy Shelburne Museum
Pinpointing a home of the first Indo-European speakers is a charged task that David Anthony takes seriously.By Andrew Lawler
Numerous translations of Don Quixote, some made without knowledge of Spanish, attest to the novel’s long reach.By Ilan Stavans
Russian music and mentoring create an unlikely colony of artists.By Joseph Horowitz
Rosetta Tharpe never had Mahalia Jackson’s political cachet or her connection to the civil rights movement.
From New-York Daily Tribune, Wednesday, November 4, 1908
FOUR SHERMANS VOTE.
Vice-Presidential Candidate and Sons Go to Booth Together.
The most vivid, pervasive and influential version of the golem legend emerges from sixteenth-century Prague and is indelibly linked with Rabbi Loew (1525–1609), the famous spiritual leader of