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If: The Untold Story Of Kipling's American Years
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A New York Times  Notable Book of 2019 A unique exploration of the life and work of Rudyard Kipling in Gilded Age America, from a celebrated scholar of American literature At the turn of the twentieth century, Rudyard Kipling towered over not just English…
Collected Poems, 1919-1976
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|October 17, 2007

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One of the early-twentieth century Southern intellectuals and artists of the early twentieth century known as the Agrarians, Allen Tate wrote poetry that was rooted strongly in that region's past-in the land, the people, and the traditions of the American South…
Lafcadio Hearn: American Writings (loa #190): Some Chinese Ghosts / Chita / Two Years In The French…

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A translator of Flaubert and Gautier, Lafcadio Hearn was the master of a gaudy and sometimes self-consciously decadent literary style, but he was also a tough-minded and keenly observant reporter, with an eye for the offbeat, the sensual, and occasionally the…
If: The Untold Story Of Kipling's American Years
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|July 9, 2019

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A New York Times  Notable Book of 2019 A unique exploration of the life and work of Rudyard Kipling in Gilded Age America, from a celebrated scholar of American literature At the turn of the twentieth century, Rudyard Kipling towered over not just English…
A Summer Of Hummingbirds: Love, Art, And Scandal In The Intersecting Worlds Of Emily Dickinson…

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The country's most noted writers, poets, and artists converge at a singular moment in American life, a great companion to fans of the film A Quiet Passion, starring Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson.  At the close of the Civil War, the lives of Emily…
Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections On Art, Family, And Survival

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"Beautiful, haunted, evocative and so open to where memory takes you. I kept thinking that this is the book that I have waited for: where objects, and poetry intertwine. Just wonderful and completely sui generis."  (Edmund de Waal, author of The…
The Book Of Tea
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|December 28, 2010

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Zen and the art of tea--the classic book about the Japanese tea ceremony that is as much a guide to life For a generation adjusting painfully to the demands of a modern industrial and commercial society, Asia came to represent an alternative vision of the good…
The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, And The Opening Of Old Japan

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When the United States entered the Gilded Age after the Civil War, argues cultural historian Christopher Benfey, the nation lost its philosophical moorings and looked eastward to “Old Japan,” with its seemingly untouched indigenous culture, for…
Stephen Crane: Complete Poems: (american Poets Project #31)

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The reputation of prose masterpieces like The Red Badge of Courage and Maggie: A Girl of the Streets ought never obscure Stephen Crane's singular contribution to American poetry. In The Black Riders (1895), War Is Kind (1899), and the best of his uncollected…
American Audacity: Literary Essays North and South

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One of the foremost critics in contemporary American letters, Christopher Benfey has long been known for his brilliant and incisive essays. Appearing in such publications as the New York Review of Books , the New Republic , and the Times Literary Supplement ,…
Changing Prospects: The View from Mount Holyoke

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Mt. Holyoke, which overlooks the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, has been a tourist destination and an inspiration for artists and writers for almost two centuries. The view from its summit attracted the Hudson River School artist Thomas Cole among many…
The Dickinsons of Amherst

The Dickinsons of Amherst

by Jerome Liebling

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|September 1, 2001

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Jerome Liebling, one of our foremost documentary photographers, has created a remarkable photographic record of the domestic environment of Emily Dickinson. As a fellow resident of Amherst, Massachusetts, Liebling was naturally drawn to the Homestead, the house…
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