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Articles with keyword "Literature"

Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary


What Samuel Johnson Really Did

He made dictionaries matter.

Fellow WPA writers in 1930s Oklahoma City: Paskavan, L’Amour, Thompson


Soul of a Writer

Jim Thompson found the makings of a new and gritty style working on the Oklahoma State Guide.

Tracing of Louisa May Alcott's hand


Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.

Charlton Heston playing Ben-Hur


Ben-Hur: The Book that Shook the World

The Book That Shook the World

Image of Beowulf manuscript.


Violent But Charming

The Dictionary of Old English explores the brutality and elegance of our ancestral tongue.

To Kill a Mockingbird 50th-Anniversary Commemorative Portrait by Nicolosi.


Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

Alabama marks fifty years of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Natalie Scott: A Magnificent Life


Great Scott!

In an “abandoned tramp’s hotel that had become too filthy even for the tramps,” a bohemian circle of actors, writers, and society figures founded Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré in 1919, one of the fi

Image of edition of <em> Stèles</em>, first published in 1914.


The End of Man

And the Art of Victor Segalen.

P. F. Kluge encourages aspiring writers to use island life in their fiction.


Talking to Saipan

American lit in a Pacific outpost.

Whalemen remove the jaw of a sperm whale


Whaling the Old Way

Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.