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Articles with keyword "Literature"

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.

Alabama's Armand DeKeyser

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Alabama’s Armand DeKeyser

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

Photo portrait of Vladimir Nabokov

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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

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The Man Who Made American Modernism and Modernism American

James Laughlin, champion of literature

Illustrations from Treasure Island

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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.