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Articles with keyword "poetry"


The Critic's Craft

Poetry critic Helen Vendler, this year's Jefferson Lecturer, speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the power of words.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

cover of Proud to Be


A Soldier’s Words

An anthology of writings by veterans.

Portrait of Carl Sandburg


A Workingman's Poet

Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.

Zennon Hill in Cornwall


Dear Amy,

"Congenital understanding" existed between D. H. Lawrence, Amy Lowell

Book cover for Stidentism


Stridentism: Motors and Wings Included

Mexican Cultural Movement in the Twenties Had Plenty of Varoom

Tobacco wagon


Excerpts from the Writings of Wendell Berry

On work and the work of local culture

Lansdowne, the home of saloniere Anne Willing Bingham.


The Early American Salon

In the manuscript culture of the pre-print age, a lost world of poetry has been rediscovered.

Book jacket for "Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch"


Lorca, American Style

In spite of generations of poets and translators' efforts to categorize Federico García Lorca, his talent remains untamed.

Photo portrait of Philip Larkin


“Moving and Memorable”

The complete poems of Philip Larkin