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Articles with keyword "Literature"

Eliot and Virginia Woolf


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.


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.

Alabama's Armand DeKeyser

In Focus

Alabama’s Armand DeKeyser

A former U.S. Senate chief of staff makes the humanities accessible.

Photo portrait of Vladimir Nabokov


Why Nabokov’s Speak, Memory Still Speaks to Us

Fifty years after its arrival, Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited, continues to draw readers.

A young James Laughlin and Ezra Pound


The Man Who Made American Modernism and Modernism American

James Laughlin, champion of literature

Illustrations from Treasure Island


Treasure Island Author Robert Louis Stevenson Was a Sickly Man with a Robust Imagination

His own life was one of contradictions, and he revealed both the good and evil in all his characters.

An ink caricature of Bernard Malamud by Joe Ciardiello


The Otherworldly Malamud

The master of the short story infused his work with myth and magic, but not fairytale endings.

Image of 1835 revolt of slaves in Brazil


Manifest Beauty

"Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints," featuring the art of Brazil is on exhibit in Detroit.

Sherry DeBoer with three visiting students.

In Focus

South Dakota’s Sherry DeBoer

Sherry DeBoer brings a love of literature to her native South Dakota.


Dear Harry . . . Dear Wm

The letters of the James brothers offer a window to the nineteenth century.