Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

José Andrés

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José Andrés

A chef becomes an ambassor for Spanish cuisine.

Rudolfo Anaya

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Rudolfo Anaya

The godfather of Chicano literature.

John O'Hara, novelist of upper-class manners, in a jacket and a tie.

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John O’Hara Wrote about the Things Rich People Do. Why Isn’t He Still Famous?

Library of America releases a volume of O'Hara's acclaimed short stories.

View of a lake in Maine

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E. B. White’s Song of Summer

His famous essay takes us to Maine.

detail of a mural inside Hollins Market in Baltimore

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H. L. Mencken Loved to Cover Political Conventions but Had Little Faith in Voters

Mencken was the poet laureate of political conventions.

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.

Marianne Moore and Muhammad Ali at lunch

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When Muhammad Ali Wrote a Poem with Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.

illustration f Marianne Moore

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Moore or Less

Did the persona distract from the poetry?

Gene Feher’s cap.

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Speaking About Vietnam

Maryland high school students interview local Vietnam War veterans.

Jean Seberg

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The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg

A small-town girl from Iowa became the "it" girl of the French New Wave.