In This Issue March/April 2009
Volume 30, Issue 2
San Baudelio de Berlanga, circa 1000.
Jerilynn D. Dodds
The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.By Steve Moyer
A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.By Meredith Hindley
Laurent Verdin Sr. of Crooked Bayou Blue spent a lifetime carving the birds of his native Louisiana. Most of the thousands he made were functional duck decoys for hunters.By Steve Moyer
From Charles Darwin: The Beagle Letters, a volume by the editors of the Charles Darwin Correspondence Project, which has been supported by NEH.
From The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of a Castilian Culture, © 2008 by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, María Rosa Menocal, and Abigail Krasner Balbale.
“You know what work is—if you're / old enough to read this you know what / work is,” wrote Philip Levine, in a poem about lining up with other men, outside, looking for work.By David Skinner