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Articles with keyword "American literature"


Outgrowing Myths

Writer William Kittredge reflects on the passing of the Old West and the growing pains of the new with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris.


Muse of the Shadowy Realms

H.P. Lovecraft's tales of horror come alive in an upcoming festival.


Hawthorne’s Virtual Salem

A website offers tools to explore the world of the nineteenth-century author.

Portrait of Carl Sandburg


A Workingman's Poet

Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.

Zennon Hill in Cornwall


Dear Amy,

"Congenital understanding" existed between D. H. Lawrence, Amy Lowell

Bram Stoker in 1906


When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.


Extraordinary Lives

A group who saved Western art from Nazi looting and a California farmer who redefined ancient warfare are included in the latest list of National Humanities Medalists.


Liebling's War

A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground.

Sandra Spanier


Impertinent Questions with Sandra Spanier

On Hemingway's letters

Hurston playing with children


Zora's Place

To understand her, you need to understand Eatonville—and vice versa.