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Articles with keyword "poetry"

In Focus

Ted Lord

Ted Lord brings poetry and tech savvy to the humanities in Washington.

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Property of Tennessee Williams

What a souvenir statue tells us about his writing.

Dante Alighieri


Of Circles, Terraces, and Spheres

A little rusty on the Dante you read as an undergraduate? Like to brush up a bit on some points in the Inferno, like that “mal” something?

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The Well-Wrought Textbook

The making of the midcentury English department classic, Understanding Poetry.

The Great Mosque of Cordoba


Thieves of Pleasure

A vicious fraternal war rewards Alfonso VI with the artistic and poetic treasures of al-Andalus.


Recluse At Court

From a chapter on art in the Yuan Dynasty, written by James Cahill in the NEH-supported 1997 reference work Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting (Yale University Press).


A Poet’s Inner Eye

A literary scholar looks for Elizabeth Bishop in the fishing waters of Florida.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson


British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994


Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.


What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.