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The New Yorker
How Ralph Waldo Emerson Changed American PoetryIn January of 1842, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s firstborn child, Waldo, contracted sc
How Ralph Waldo Emerson Changed American Poetry
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
In January of 1842, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s firstborn child, Waldo, contracted scarlet fever and died within a week. He was five. He had been his father’s exuberant companion, who had, Emerson wrote, “touched with his lively curiosity every trivial... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Garrison Keillor on retiring, the trouble with nostalgia, and the state of AmericaMost nights this month, Garrison Keillor, host of the long-running radio show A
Garrison Keillor on retiring, the trouble with nostalgia, and the state of America
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Most nights this month, Garrison Keillor, host of the long-running radio show A Prairie Home Companion, has put on a white suit, red tie and sneakers, then stepped off his tour bus to perform a version of his weekly program to live audiences around... Read more
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TribLIVE
Clarice Lispector's exhilarating fiction resists being pinned downSince her death in 1977, Brazilian-Jewish writer Clarice Lispector has been cal
Clarice Lispector's exhilarating fiction resists being pinned down
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
Since her death in 1977, Brazilian-Jewish writer Clarice Lispector has been called “a female Chekhov” (Benjamin Moser), “one of the hidden geniuses of twentieth-century literature” (Colm Tóibin) and “an artist who belongs in the same pantheon as... Read more
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New Now Next
"Celebrity Big Brother" Recap: Ta Ta Tila Tequila, 'Allo Allo Janice Dickinson!“Celebrity Big Brother” Recap: Ta Ta Tila Tequila, ‘Allo Allo Janice Dickinson!
"Celebrity Big Brother" Recap: Ta Ta Tila Tequila, 'Allo Allo Janice Dickinson!
New Now Next / Posted 5 days ago
“Celebrity Big Brother” Recap: Ta Ta Tila Tequila, ‘Allo Allo Janice Dickinson! We’re recapping Celebrity Big Brother, the UK’s version of the popular reality competition. 12 stars are picked to share a home together—and try not to kill each other.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Bozeman teachers prep for new school year, increased enrollmentStudents in Bozeman are not the only ones getting ready to head back to school.
Bozeman teachers prep for new school year, increased enrollment
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
Students in Bozeman are not the only ones getting ready to head back to school. Teachers are working and preparing for the new school year -- finalizing schedules and lessons and decorating classrooms. The Bozeman School District plans to welcome... Read more
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Billboard
Hot 100's Hottest Weeks, Aug. '66: Beatles, Beach Boys & Birth of the Song of SummerSince the first Hot 100, dated August 4, 1958, every week’s chart has featured
Hot 100's Hottest Weeks, Aug. '66: Beatles, Beach Boys & Birth of the Song of Summer
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
Since the first Hot 100, dated August 4, 1958, every week’s chart has featured a few great, maybe even historic, music moments. It’s just that some weeks have far more such moments than others. As more contemporary recording acts opted to make... Read more
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The Huffington Post
14 Photos That Prove Beauty Has No DefinitionWhat makes you feel beautiful? A new haircut? A hot shower? A kiss from a loved
14 Photos That Prove Beauty Has No Definition
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
What makes you feel beautiful? A new haircut? A hot shower? A kiss from a loved one? An act of creativity, generosity or bravery? There is no right answer. In the words of Emily Dickinson: "Beauty -- be not caused -- It is." Anyone who has ever been... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Dauntless Verse of Linda GregersonGregerson invented for herself a helix-like stanza, a shape she says “saved my
The Dauntless Verse of Linda Gregerson
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
Gregerson invented for herself a helix-like stanza, a shape she says “saved my life.”Credit Photograph by Mark Peckmezian for The New Yorker “The world you have to live in is // the world that you have made,” writes the American poet Linda... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Ties with US on the Spot of Culture Top FigureMiguel Barnet, multifaceted figure of Cuban culture and winner of many internat
Cuban Ties with US on the Spot of Culture Top Figure
Radio Angulo / Posted 10 days ago
Miguel Barnet, multifaceted figure of Cuban culture and winner of many international awards, analyzed positively today the restoration of his country's relations with the United States. In an exclusive interview with Prensa Latina, the current... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Eulogy for a FriendOn Wednesday, Chris Hedges delivered this eulogy at the funeral of his friend a
Eulogy for a Friend
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
On Wednesday, Chris Hedges delivered this eulogy at the funeral of his friend and former divinity school classmate the Rev. Terry Burke, who spent 31 years as the pastor of the First Church Jamaica Plain, a Unitarian Universalist church in a... Read more
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The Irish Times
On writing Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor Emily Dickinson’s life is a life of gaps – a frustration for fans and scholars
On writing Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Emily Dickinson’s life is a life of gaps – a frustration for fans and scholars alike, but a joy for the writer who wants to fill those gaps imaginatively Nuala O’Connor: When I decided to write a dual... Read more
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The Huffington Post
How To Drink In College Without Ruining Your Life Or LiverCollege is a wonderful time of self-discovery and reading Emily Dickinson on th
How To Drink In College Without Ruining Your Life Or Liver
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
College is a wonderful time of self-discovery and reading Emily Dickinson on the quad. Also, for some, guzzling Franzia straight from the bag and shotgunning Natty Light in a frat basement. It’s been happening on campuses across the country since... Read more
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Washington Post
Fragment of lost novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald foundF. Scott Fitzgerald wanted to write more novels, but the easy money from magazi
Fragment of lost novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald found
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
F. Scott Fitzgerald wanted to write more novels, but the easy money from magazines for his short stories was hard to resist. And then Hollywood came calling with its distracting wiles. Since then, we’ve been left mostly in silence, surviving on a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Robert Pinsky: ‘I don’t like the idea that poetry is marketed’ The three times US poet laureate is in residence at the Kilkenny Arts Festival
Robert Pinsky: ‘I don’t like the idea that poetry is marketed’
The Irish Times / Posted 26 days ago
The three times US poet laureate is in residence at the Kilkenny Arts Festival Robert Pinsky: “There is a very active vital life of poetry in the US, quite contrary to the stereotype... Read more
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Independent Publisher
Who Owns Art?Feature The Many Complexities of Determining Ownership for Art When Tonja Cart
Who Owns Art?
Independent Publisher / Posted 28 days ago
Feature The Many Complexities of Determining Ownership for Art When Tonja Carter, Harper Lee’s lawyer and longtime friend, and HarperCollins publishers revealed their intention to publish a long-lost manuscript supposedly rediscovered... Read more
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Washington Post
‘Days of Awe’ review: A novel of grief and humorThe whole story takes place in the shadow of mourning. Isabel Moore, the narrat
‘Days of Awe’ review: A novel of grief and humor
Washington Post / Posted 29 days ago
The whole story takes place in the shadow of mourning. Isabel Moore, the narrator, has just lost her best friend, a delightfully irreverent woman named Josie. She was a fellow middle school teacher, but, more than that, she and Isabel were comrades... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Introverted Writer’s LamentWhether we’re behind the podium or awaiting our turn, numbing our bottoms on th
An Introverted Writer’s Lament
The Atlantic / Posted 1 months ago
Whether we’re behind the podium or awaiting our turn, numbing our bottoms on the chill of metal foldout chairs or trying to work some life into our terror-stricken tongues, we introverts feel the pain of the public performance. This is because there... Read more
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Paradise Post
Jeanette Rankin, Emily Dickinson, or Eleanor Roosevelt?There’s a movement afoot to change the $10 bill, adding a yet-to-be chosen woma
Jeanette Rankin, Emily Dickinson, or Eleanor Roosevelt?
Paradise Post / Posted 1 months ago
There’s a movement afoot to change the $10 bill, adding a yet-to-be chosen woman from our history. This is long overdue symbolic recognition of the contributions women have made to our heritage. Recent discussions about adding a woman’s face to our... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
2015 shaping up to be good year for folk duo Neptune's Car Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM Holly Hanson and Steve Hayes will be getting
2015 shaping up to be good year for folk duo Neptune's Car
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 6:00 AM Holly Hanson and Steve Hayes will be getting in a car early Friday morning for a drive to Dodds Farm in Hillsdale, New York, at the foot of the... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
The name gameLast week's big news was the Paul Smith's College name change, and I found myse
The name game
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
Last week's big news was the Paul Smith's College name change, and I found myself right in the middle of it. No surprise there. Being an alum and having taught there 40-plus years, I'm in touch with hundreds of Smitties on social media. In addition,... Read more

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