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Reading revelation

Reading revelation

Diva nation: Female icons from Japanese cultural history

Diva nation: Female icons from Japanese cultural history

The many lives of Michelangelo

The many lives of Michelangelo

Saint Peter, according to Mark

Saint Peter, according to Mark

Frankenstein, the Concert: How to Create a Musical Monster

Frankenstein, the Concert: How to Create a Musical Monster

How to Sit on the Iron Throne: Power and Violence in

How to Sit on the Iron Throne: Power and Violence in "Game of Thrones" and History

Good Gaucho Gone Bad: The Creole Drama

Good Gaucho Gone Bad: The Creole Drama

The Legal Mind of Thomas Jefferson

The Legal Mind of Thomas Jefferson

Love music across time

Love music across time

Staging the Blues: The Ma Rainey Story

Staging the Blues: The Ma Rainey Story

Performing Emotion: Freemasons and the Theater of Ritual

Performing Emotion: Freemasons and the Theater of Ritual

Performing Gold: Fanny Kemble, Modern Banking, and the Evolution of Acting

Performing Gold: Fanny Kemble, Modern Banking, and the Evolution of Acting

Pilgrim Fathers: How the Thanksgiving we know and love was manufactured

Pilgrim Fathers: How the Thanksgiving we know and love was manufactured

"Do You Like Scary Movies?" Horror Films & Things That Make Us Scream

Theater for Health

Theater for Health

Eating Organic in Nazi Germany

Eating Organic in Nazi Germany

The Philosophy of Cancer

The Philosophy of Cancer

Pain: A Cultural History

Pain: A Cultural History

Venus, Deconstructed

Venus, Deconstructed

Galen and the Elephant's Heart

Galen and the Elephant's Heart

The Non-sense of art

The Non-sense of art

Shame: Friend or Enemy?

Shame: Friend or Enemy?

Grief and Memoir: Writing about the Tough Stuff

Grief and Memoir: Writing about the Tough Stuff

On Plot: Captain Happen & Other Devices

On Plot: Captain Happen & Other Devices

Voice and Vocation in Nonfiction

Voice and Vocation in Nonfiction

Poetic Elements

Poetic Elements

"The Quality of Mercy": A Shakespearean Theme

Religion and Comic Books: A Tangled Web

Religion and Comic Books: A Tangled Web

Claude Monet and the science of style

Claude Monet and the science of style

Violence and Memory

Violence and Memory

Remembering Baghdad

Remembering Baghdad

The Witches' Hammer: Magic and Law in Early Modern Europe

The Witches' Hammer: Magic and Law in Early Modern Europe

Battle of the Sexes: The Women of Shakespeare

Battle of the Sexes: The Women of Shakespeare

Commedia dell'Arte & the Tragicomedy: Shakespeare's Italian Influences

Commedia dell'Arte & the Tragicomedy: Shakespeare's Italian Influences

Friends and Rivals: Shakespeare and the Competition

Friends and Rivals: Shakespeare and the Competition

The Upstart Crow: Shakespeare's feud with Robert Greene

The Upstart Crow: Shakespeare's feud with Robert Greene

Getting Lost with Radiolab: A Conversation with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich

Getting Lost with Radiolab: A Conversation with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich

The Birth of Theater As We Know It

The Birth of Theater As We Know It

Why Shakespeare?

Why Shakespeare?

The Real Antony and Cleopatra

The Real Antony and Cleopatra

Shakespeare: In the Park & in the Streets

Shakespeare: In the Park & in the Streets

Memories of Chinese New Year

Memories of Chinese New Year

How to Write a Bad Poem

How to Write a Bad Poem

Faith and protest in Ferguson

Faith and protest in Ferguson

Anarchism and dissent in medieval Islam

Anarchism and dissent in medieval Islam

Being "post-Protestant"

Being "post-Protestant"

Evangelical vs. Ecumenical: The Protestant two-party system

Evangelical vs. Ecumenical: The Protestant two-party system

The Mormon Citizen

The Mormon Citizen

Jane Eyre and the Art of Translation

Jane Eyre and the Art of Translation

Chinese Writing and the Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Chinese Writing and the Romance of the Three Kingdoms

God, oil, and pipeline politics

God, oil, and pipeline politics

In birth control we trust

In birth control we trust

The Politician and the Poet

The Politician and the Poet

Courting the Muse

Courting the Muse

Pranking Emily Dickinson

Pranking Emily Dickinson

Untethered Histories

Untethered Histories

A Mirror World

A Mirror World

Brave Genius

Brave Genius

Please Burn After Reading

Please Burn After Reading

Behind the Mask, Part 2: The Evolution of a Genre

Behind the Mask, Part 2: The Evolution of a Genre

Behind the Mask, Part 1: Superheroes and Supervillains

Behind the Mask, Part 1: Superheroes and Supervillains

The Foreign Language Question

The Foreign Language Question

Youth Poets Take the Stage

Youth Poets Take the Stage

Uncovering Numismatics

Uncovering Numismatics

Pearl Curran: "Ghost"-writer

Pearl Curran: "Ghost"-writer

Restless souls

Restless souls

The Ghost in the Machine

The Ghost in the Machine

A Room of One's Own

A Room of One's Own

Magical Realism

Magical Realism

Slippery Nonfiction

Slippery Nonfiction

Translating Dante

Translating Dante

Coming of Age

Coming of Age

Art and nationhood

Art and nationhood

FB eyes

FB eyes

Girlhood in Hollywood

Girlhood in Hollywood

Rock and revolution

Rock and revolution

Who should sing "Ol' Man River"?

Who should sing "Ol' Man River"?

Stripes and scars

Stripes and scars

Classical Theater

Classical Theater

A Tale of Dual Cities

A Tale of Dual Cities

In the Next Room

In the Next Room

City of the Big Shoulders

City of the Big Shoulders

City of the Big Shoulders, Part II

City of the Big Shoulders, Part II

The Many Lives of Apollonius

The Many Lives of Apollonius

"Reperformance" and Memory

"Reperformance" and Memory

Creating a Federal Government

Creating a Federal Government

A Man of Faith and Science: Pope Benedict XIV

A Man of Faith and Science: Pope Benedict XIV

"Postmemory" and the Second Generation

"Postmemory" and the Second Generation

Amnesia and Identity

Amnesia and Identity