In This Issue Winter 2017
Volume 38, Issue 1
Mary Moody Emerson in full intellectual ferment, imagined by nationally known illustrator and graphic designer Sara Tyson.
His power of observation gave “eyes” to generations.By Danny Heitman
How could one book be read so differently by millions of people?By Erin A. Smith
Like his fellow abolitionists, Brace drew on Darwin’s writings to guide his thinking.By Randall Fuller
The pirate next door.By Mark G. Hanna
The addictive qualities of light reading.By Alexander Stern
From Dolley Madison saving Gilbert Stuart's portrait of George Washington during the War of 1812, the furnishings of the White House set the stage for the country's history.By Steve Moyer
75 years after its premiere, Casablanca still moves us.By Noah Isenberg
So many ways to tell Dante's journey.By Steve Moyer
His haunting voice was once described as “the cry of an angel falling backward through an open window.”By Laura Wolff Scanlan
Robert S. Levine answers questions about Douglass as an abolitionist, an author, and a "radical woman suffrage man."