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Articles with keyword "journalism"

A woman from Storyville

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"New Orleans Has Been a Wicked City for a Long Time"

A new anthology documents 300 years of the Crescent City.

Actor Denis O'Hare as Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe’s Hatchet Jobs

A book critic muses on Poe's bilious attacks on other writers, and a new documentary highlights Poe's scrabble for a place in the literary world.

Truman Capote bids farewell to staff after signing for stock at Random House

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Tru Life

Truman Capote was the toast of New York—and then he was not.

James McBride

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James McBride

A novelist transcends the stereotypes of race.

Mask of Agamemnon

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German archaeologist Schliemann had a flare for the sensational find.

Marquee for Human/Ties

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Academic Prose: Human/Ties Conference Looks at Gap Between the Academy and Popular Culture

Writers, editors, and thinkers discuss what makes good writing.

A visualization of Voltaire's pen pals.

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Six Degrees of Voltaire: How Computer Code Developed to Study the Enlightenment Is Connected to the Panama Papers

A tool developed to explore the epistolary connections of Enlightenment intellectuals is being used to put twenty-first-century "power players" in hot water.

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.

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.