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Articles with keyword "letter writing"

Kay Boyle

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Kay Boyle Knew Everyone and Saw It All

A writer witnesses a century of change

Joanne B. Freeman

Conversation

The Many Alexander Hamiltons: An Interview with Joanne B. Freeman

An interview with Joanne B. Freeman about America's first treasury secretary.

Thoreau and Mary Moody Emerson

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Mary Moody Emerson Was a Scholar, a Thinker, and an Inspiration to All Who Knew Her

She saw connections among the minds she encountered in books and in person.

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.