What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
Martin Scorsese takes the stage.
The Art of Martin Scorsese
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
A Selective Filmography
How the Film Foundation restored The Red Shoes and is preserving cinematic history.
It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
How history was made and how it's being written
“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.
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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
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King Andrew and the Bank
Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller
The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty
Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.
By Danny Heitman
Why Spinoza Was Excommunicated
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker
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