Announcing: The Spring 2016 Hamilton Tickets Giveaway
David Denby: Is it still possible to teach The Scarlet Letter in high school?
Frederick Law Olmsted, “Trees in Streets and in Parks”
Belle Marshall Locke, “The Hiartville Shakespeare Club”
All the New World’s a stage for 2016’s major Shakespeare anniversary
Five chilling true-crime classics that capture primal American fears
Against American exceptionalism: Gordon S. Wood on John Adams
“Remember the Ladies”: Edith Gelles on the incomparable letters of Abigail Adams
Shawn Vestal: The genius of Henry James’s “exquisitely repressed” The Ambassadors
Eudora Welty, “A Curtain of Green”
Abigail and John Adams, “Remember the Ladies”
Peter Ustinov’s Billy Budd: Elemental conflict in a vivid tapestry of life at sea
LOA volumes, “equivalent of the Oscar statue,” play recurring role in prestigious Whiting Awards for emerging writers
Washington Irving, “The Adventure of the German Student”
NEH grant helps fund major LOA program marking 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into World War I
“The Death of the Hired Man,” Robert Frost
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