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Articles with keyword "Literature"

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Editor's Note

Portrait of Shirley Jackson

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The Voice of Shirley Jackson Was Unnerving and Full of Foreboding

In a rare audio recording, the author revealed what her writing sounded like to her.

Lady Gaga

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Addicted to Fame: From the Greeks to Lady Gaga

Today's students recognize themselves in Saint Augustine's "thirst for praise."

Clifton Fadiman

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Clifton Fadiman Didn’t Mind Being Called Schoolmasterish

His Lifetime Reading Plan was an erudite booklist for everyman.

Mourning Lincoln cover

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Ex libris: Books Recently Published with NEH Support

See the latest works from NEH grantees.

Washington Irving and a nineteenth-century Santa Claus

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How Washington Irving Shaped Christmas in America

On Washington Irving and the history of Santa Claus

Witches -- First Walpurgis Night

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Try Hawthorne for Halloween, . . . but Leave the Light on

"Young Goodman Brown" is frightfully fine fiction.

Eliot and Virginia Woolf

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What to Make of T. S. Eliot?

He feared and loathed women, colored his face green, and wore lipstick.

Model ship under sail across pages of books.

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If Odysseus Started a Book Club

Chairman Adams travels to Texas to take part in a celebration of NEH's fiftieth anniversary at the LBJ Presidential Library.