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Articles with keyword "Literature"

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.


A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.

Image of Fats Domino's piano


“Saving Fats”

Beguiling post-Katrina story-telling

Book cover: Faulkner and His Women


That’s Amore!

Transforming women

A participant of the Prime Time Family Reading Time program engages with a book.


Ten Years of Prime Time

Louisiana marks ten successful years of a literacy program.

Book cover: Revolutionary Subjects


Hey, Who You Callin’ a Jacobin?

First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.

Duane W. Roller, professor emeritus of Greek and Latin at Ohio State University


Impertinent Questions with Duane W. Roller

On the elusive Cleopatra.

Dante reading to humanists


Dante: Auctor, Autore

Now that's Italian!


Our Founding Novelist

Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.

Emily Dickinson


Emily Dickinson, Gardener

In her own time she was better known for her hydrangeas.

sepia photograph of Mark Twain standing behind Henry H. Rogers in Bermuda, 1908


Mark Twain's Latest Autobiography

One hundred years after his death on April 21, 1910, Mark Twain is having one of the busiest years of his afterlife.